April 25, 2021

Chloé Zhao Chinese-born filmmaker becomes first woman of color to win the Oscar for Best Director

April 27, 1988

Melissa Viviane Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, an American singer, rapper, songwriter and flutist is born.

April 24, 1993

Ashlyn Rae Wilson American singer and songwriter is born.

April 26, 1926

Philomena Garvey Ireland’s First Professional Female Golfer was born

April 1, 1940

Wangarĩ Muta Maathai the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize is born.

April 28, 1960

Elena Kagan the fourth woman to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is born.