January 5, 1868

Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones American opera singer and first black woman to headline a concert at Carnegie Hall was born.

January 9, 2022

Michaela Antonia Jaé Rodriguez becomes the first transgender Golden Globe winner.

November 9, 1923

Alice Coachman Davis  American athlete specializing in high jump and was the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal was born.

August 19, 2021

Captain Amy Bauernschmidt becomes the  first woman to Captain a Nuclear Aircraft Carrier.

November 11, 2007

Miley Cyrus American Singer, Songwriter, and Actress becomes the youngest artist to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200.

March 24, 2021

Kim M. Janey is the first woman and the first Black mayor in the City’s history.

November 7, 1943

Roberta Joan “Joni” Mitchell Canadian singer-songwriter is born.

January 1, 1752

Betsy Ross American seamstress known for making the first American flag is born.