Martha Jane Canary aka Calamity Jane American Scout is born.
On May 4, 1898 Joy Bright Hancock one of the first women officers of the United States Navy is born.
On May 23, 2001 GabI Shull, Ballerina is born.
Tina Fey American Comedian is born.
Rachel Carson American Marine Biologist, Author, and Conservationist is born.
Grace Annie Lockhart becomes the first woman in the British Empire to earn a university degree.
On May 16, 1898 Tamara Lempicka Polish painter is born.
Janet Jackson American Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, and Actress is born.
Elizabeth Earle “Betsy” Rawls American Professional Golfer is born.
Nannie Helen Burroughs educator, businesswoman, and civil rights activist is born.