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B. 04-14-1849, Isabella Stewart Gardner, art collector, began collecting art with her husband. Continued collecting after his death, designed the mansion to house it and then donated the finished museum which bears her name to the people of Boston in 1903. It houses one of the world's great collections of Dutch and Renaissance paintings. Her will specifies the collection remain exactly as she placed it. An absolutely facinating place and this tourist loved it!
B. 04-14-1866, Anne Mansfield Sullivan, educator best known as the teacher of Helen Keller.
Event: 04-14-1910, Dr. Elinor McGrath graduated from the Chicago Veterinary College to become the first woman veterinarian in the United States.
Event: 04-14-1912, the Unsinkable Margaret "Molly" Brown, earns her knickname by rowing a group of passengers away to safety from the sinking Titanic.
Event: 04-14-1975, Madine Steele of Tallahassee was suspended from her teaching position for participating in ERA activities (marching in a parade.)
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