Chloé Zhao Chinese-born filmmaker becomes first woman of color to win the Oscar for Best Director
Melissa Viviane Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, an American singer, rapper, songwriter and flutist is born.
Ashlyn Rae Wilson American singer and songwriter is born.
Philomena Garvey Ireland’s First Professional Female Golfer was born
Gertrude “Ma” Rainey blues singer is born.
Wangarĩ Muta Maathai the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize is born.
Maya Reis Gabeira Brazilian big wave surfer is born.
Elena Kagan the fourth woman to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is born.
Jill Scott American Singer-Songwriter is born.
María Félix Mexican Film Actress is born.