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B. 04-03-1817, Matilde Franziska Giesler Anneke, German-born American translator, poet, playwright, author, editor, suffragist, and fighter for women's rights. In Germany during 1848 she published a revolutionary journal and Deutsche Frauen Zeitung, the first women's publication in Western Europe.
Married to a revolutionary, she went into battle at his side. Losing, they fled Germany to Milwaukee, with their six children. There she re-established the Deutsche Frauen Zeitung, a monthly feminist journal which employed all women. It was forced to close because a German typographical union demanded that printing firms fire any women who worked as printers and compositers... or else.
She moved to New Jersey where she published her woman's rights journal for almost three years. She divorced her husband and went to Switzerland with Mary Booth to whom she dedicated several poems. Returning to Milwaukee after the Civil War, she founded the Wisconsin Women's Suffrage Association (1869) and helped found the Tochter Institut (no e) where she was principal and also taught.
Event: 04-03-1930, the polo team of the University of Southern California refuses to play the UCLA team until Barbara Rand is replaced by a man.
B. 04-03-1934, Jane Goodall, British animal behaviorist, renowned for her work with chimpanzees in the wild.
Event: 04-03-1972, unwed fathers have the right to prove their fitness as parents and custody under a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Event: 04-03-1984, a Federal Judge ordered the U.S. government to pay women in the U.S. Civil Service the same amount that they were paying men when they had the same duties and responsibilities. There had been as much as a 30 percent differential.
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