Elena Kagan the fourth woman to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is born.
Elizabeth Key Grinstead wins her lawsuit gaining her freedom and that of her first son from slavery.
Evelyn Giennie Scottish percussionist is born.
Sonia Maria Sotomayor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States is born.
Lisa Leslie American Basketball Player born.
Born on February 2, 1905 Ayn Rand was a Russian-American writer and philosopher. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she named Objectivism. Born and educated in Russia, she moved to the United States in 1926. Disclaimer: This content was prepared by the…
Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass was selected to become the 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force becoming the first woman in history to serve as the highest ranking noncommissioned member of a U.S. military service.
Marsha P. Johnson, born Malcolm Michaels Jr., American gay liberation activist and self-identified drag queen was born.
On July 2, 1959 Wendy Barrien Lawrence Helicopter Pilot is born.
Erica Abi Wright, known professionally as Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, is born. Erica Abi Wright, known professionally as Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter record producer and actress. Badu’s career began after opening a show for D’Angelo in 1994 in Fort Worth; record label executive Kedar Massenburg was highly impressed with her performance…