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B. 04-04-1802, Dorothea Lynde Dix, pioneer in the establishment and improvement of homes for the mentally ill. Through her efforts more than 123 asylums and hospitals were built. Truly one of the greatest social reformers of all time... and seldom, if ever, mentioned in HIStory books.
B. 04-04-1837, Abbie Park Ferguson, American educator who along with lifetime companion Anna Elvira Bliss, opened and operated schools in South Africa. In spite of social opposition, they developed the only women's college in that nation Huguenot University College.
Event: 04-04-1887, Susanna Medora Salter became the first elected woman mayor in America.
B. 04-04-1889, Gabriela Mistral (Lucila Godoy de Alcayaga), Chilean poet and educator. Winner of 1945 Nobel Prize in literature. Held high posts in Chile's educational system. Also revamped the rural school and library systems in Mexico.
B. 04-04-1915, Billie Holiday, outstanding jazz singer, superb vocal technician. "Strange Fruit" and "God Bless The Child" are two of her most respected renditions.
B. 04-04-1950, Judith Resnik, astronaut. The 36-year-old electrical engineer mission specialist was the second US woman in space. She perished in the Challenger explosion, Jan. 28, 1986.
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