1870: Kappa Alpha Theta established at Indiana Asbury College, the 1st Greek-letter fraternity for women. http://ht.ly/3Lkef
1888: Hedwig Vicki Baum, German-born novelist known for her novel Menschen im Hotel (“People at a Hotel) that became the film Grand Hotel.
1944: Mairead Corrigan, Irish peace activist & co-founder of Community of Peace People, 1976 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, born.
1961: Leontyne Price formally debuted at the Metropolitan Opera, New York. The standing ovation after lasted 35 minutes.
1964: Maragaret Chase Smith (R-ME) declares her candidacy for the US presidency. http://ht.ly/3Lmdy
1991: Nadine Strossen becomes the 1st female president of the American Civil Liberties Union.
2010: After a year of working in what was essentially a rabbinic position at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, New York. Sara Hurwitz was given the title of “rabbah,” (sometimes spelled “rabba”) the feminine form of rabbi.