Margaret Brown American socialite posthumously known as “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” for her evacuation efforts aboard the Titanic was born.
Susan E. Arnold becomes the first female chairwoman of Disney.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll known as Shakira, is a Colombian singer and songwriter is born.
Erin Jackson American speed skater, inline skater and roller derby player is born.
Kellie Anne Harrington Irish amateur boxer and an Olympic gold medalist is born.
Mary Stuart becomes Queen of Scotland.
In May 1788 Sacagawa Lemhi Shoshone woman who helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition was born.
Esther Rolle American actress and first woman to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Civil Rights Leadership Award was born.
Natalie Wood American actress was born.
Michelle Wu 吳弭 becomes the first woman and person of color to be elected mayor of Boston.