December 30

Events in Women’s History

I am unaware of any significant events in Women’s History. If you know of any, please leave a comment so that I can add it. Thank you!

Births

Jeanette Nolan c. 1935 (source)

Jeanette Nolan c. 1935 (source)

1820 – Mary Anne Madden Sadlier, Irish author (d. 1903)

1841 – Agnes Irwin, American educator, first dean of Radcliffe College (d. 1914)

1911 – Jeanette Nolan, American actress (d. 1998)

1912 – Margaret Wade, American basketball player and coach (d. 1995)

1913 – Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (d. 2002)

1914 – Jo Van Fleet, American actress (d. 1996)

1929 – Dame Rosalinde Hurley, British microbiologist, medical researcher, ethicist and barrister (d. 2004)

1929 – Barbara Nichols, American actress (d. 1976)

1939 – Glenda Adams, Australian author and teacher (d. 2007)

Deaths

1867 – Sarah Booth, English actress (b. 1793)

1971 – Melba Rae, American actress (b. 1922)

2012Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist and member of the Italian Senate, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1986 and the National Medal of Science in 1987 (b. 1909)

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Sarah Booth 1815

Sarah Booth 1815 (source)

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