September 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!


Nora Stanton Blatch Barney in 1921 (Courtesy Library of Congress)

Nora Stanton Blatch Barney in 1921 (source)

1814 Lucinda Hinsdale Stone, educator, feminist, club organizer, Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame inductee (d. 1900)

1832 – Ann Jarvis, American activist, co-founded Mother’s Day (d. 1905)

1875 – Anne Henrietta Martin, suffragist, author, first woman to run for US Senate in 1918 (d. 1951)

1883 – Nora Stanton Blatch Barney, civil engineer, architect, suffragist, granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (d. 1971)

1887 – Lil Dagover, German actress; working on stage and in film and television, her career spanned close to six decades. (d. 1980)

1898 – Renée Adorée, French actress (d. 1933)

1898 – Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, daughter of Louis II of Monaco and mother of Prince Ranier III (d. 1977)

1901 – Thelma Terry, American bandleader and bassist (d. 1966)

1919 – Patricia Neway, American soprano and actress (d. 2012)

1921 – Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (d. 2007)

1931 – Angie Dickinson, American actress

1933 – Cissy Houston, American singer

1933 – Barbara Knox MBE, British actress, possibly best known for playing Rita Tanner in Coronation Street

1934 – Anna Kashfi, British actress; she had a brief career in Hollywood in the 1950s, but is probably best known for being married to Marlon Brando


1897 – Thérèse of Lisieux, French mystic and saint (b. 1873)

1941 – Alice de Janzé, American heiress and controversial member of the “Happy Valley set” of colonials in Kenya (b. 1899)

1948Edith Roosevelt, American wife of Theodore Roosevelt, 27th First Lady of the United States (b. 1861)

1977 – Mary Ford, American singer and guitarist (b. 1924)

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Alice de Janzé, née Silverthorne

Alice de Janzé, née Silverthorne, 1919 (source)

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