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niyad

(112,948 posts)
Sat Apr 12, 2014, 06:50 PM Apr 2014

today in women's herstory-12 april


April 12
This Day in Women's History


1229 - Queen Blanche of Castile & earl Raymond VII van Toulouse sign peace

1555 – Joanna of Castile (b. 1479)

1834: Harriet Burbank Rogers born (educator, pioneer in instruction for deaf)

1841: Jennie Maria Drinkwater born (author)

1844: Mollie Evelyn Moore Davis born (poet and editor)

1866 – Princess Viktoria of Prussia (d. 1929)

1868 – Ella Gaunt Smith, Innovative American doll manufacturer (d. 1932)

1883: Imogen Cunningham born (photographer)

1898: Eleanor Touroff Glueck born (social worker, criminologist, studied juvenile offenders)

1904: Lily Pons born (sopranio, actress)

1908 – Ida Pollock, British writer (d. 2013)

1912 – Clara Barton, American nurse and humanitarian, founded the American Red Cross (b. 1821)

1917 – Helen Forrest, American singer (d. 1999)

1923 – Ann Miller, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2004)

1929 – Elspet Gray, Scottish actress (d. 2013)

1933 – Montserrat Caballé, Spanish soprano

1935 – Wendy Savage, English gynaecologist and campaigner

1944 – Lisa Jardine, English historian

1948 – Lois Reeves, American singer (Martha and the Vandellas)

1961 – Lisa Gerrard, Australian singer-songwriter (Dead Can Dance)

1961 – Magda Szubanski, English-Australian actress

1963 – Lydia Cacho, Mexican journalist

1964 – Amy Ray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Indigo Girls)

1967 – Sarah Cracknell, English singer-songwriter (Saint Etienne)

1968 – Alicia Coppola, American actress

1971 – Shannen Doherty, American actress, producer, and director

1973 – Claudia Jordan, American model and actress

1973 – Christina Moore, American actress

1974 – Belinda Emmett, Australian actress and singer (d. 2006)

1974 – Marley Shelton, American actress

1975 – Josephine Baker, American-French actress, singer, and dancer (b. 1906)

1977 – Sarah Jane Morris, American actress

1977 – Jordana Spiro, American actress

1979 – Claire Danes, American actress

1979 – Jennifer Morrison, American actress and producer

1979 – Elena Grosheva, Russian gymnast

1985 – Anna-Katharina Samsel, German actress

1985 – Olga Seryabkina, Russian singer-songwriter (Serebro)

1985 – Hitomi Yoshizawa, Japanese singer (Morning Musume, Dream Morning Musume, and Hangry & Angry)

1986 – Lorena, Spanish singer

1988 – Colette Deréal, French actress and singer (b. 1927)

1989 – Kaitlyn Weaver, Canadian-American ice dancer

1990 – Francesca Halsall, English swimmer

1993 – Katelyn Pippy, American actress

1994 – Isabelle Drummond, Brazilian actress

1994 – Saoirse Ronan, American-Irish actress

1994 – Airi Suzuki, Japanese actress and singer (Aa!, Cute, and Buono!)

1996 – Elizaveta Kulichkova, Russian tennis player

1997 – Katelyn Ohashi, American gymnast

2000 – Suzanna von Nathusius, Polish actress

2002 – A female suicide bomber blows herself up at the entrance to Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda open-air market, killing 7 and wounding 104.

2008 – Cecilia Colledge, English figure skater (b. 1920)



http://womenshistory.about.com/od/04calendar/a/0412calendar.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_12

http://www.historyorb.com/events/april/12


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