Michaela Antonia Jaé Rodriguez becomes the first transgender Golden Globe winner.
Leena Nair is named the CEO of CHANEL and becomes the first person of Indian descent heading a global luxury brand.
Oriini Kaipara becomes the first person with facial markings to host a primetime news program on national television.
Chloé Zhao Chinese-born filmmaker becomes first woman of color to win the Oscar for Best Director
Joan Didion American writer was born.
Gloria Jean Watkins, better known by her pen name bell hooks, American author, professor, feminist, and social activist was born.
Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Châtelet was a French natural philosopher and mathematician was born.
Josephine Hart Irish writer was born,
Michelle Jubelirer becomes the first female Chair and CEO of Capitol Music Group.
Anne Rice American Gothic Author was born.