1746: Esther DeBerdt Reed born (American Revolution: women's relief organizer)
1834:Abigail Scott Duniway born (pioneer, reformer, writer, suffragist)
1841: Anna Louisa Cary born (singer)
1845: Sarah Bernhardt born
1919: Doris Lessing born (writer)
Saint's Day: Alodia and Nunilo, Cordula, Mary Salome
Holiday (U.S.): Mother-in-Law Day
Quote for Today
Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.
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