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B. 04-13-1519, Catherine de Medici, guardian of the Royal authority in the Wars of Religions and served as Regent of France twice. Known for her extraordinary political abilities, but her reputation shall forever be tarnished for allowing the St. Bartholemew massacre in France (1572).
B. 04-13-1854, Lucy Craft Laney, a free black woman opened what became the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute in Augusta, Georgia, that grew from five students in a basement to a four-acre campus of almost 1,000 students.
B. 04-13-1909, Eudora Welty, short story writer and novelist, her stories focus on small town Mississippi. She won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for The Optimist's Daughter.
B. 04-13-1919, Madeline Murray O'Hair, atheist lawyer who won an American citizen's rights to be free FROM religion as well as free to be for the religion of one's choice in Murry v. Curlett which outlawed prayer in public schools (1963) after her son Bill had objected to being forced to participate in school prayers. The day after the case went to the U.S. Supreme Court, Madolyn was dismissed from her welfare department job as incompetent.
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