November 8, 1920

Esther Rolle American actress and first woman to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Civil Rights Leadership Award was born.

November 2, 2021

Michelle Wu 吳弭 becomes the first woman and person of color to be elected mayor of Boston.

October 3, 1916

María de los Ángeles Alvariño González, known as Ángeles Alvariño the first woman ever appointed as scientist aboard any British or Spanish exploration ships was born,

October 21, 2021

Dr. Rachel Levine became the first openly transgender four-star officer to serve in any of the country’s eight uniformed services.

February 15, 1995

Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, known professionally as Megan Thee Stallion, is an American rapper is born.

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.

November 18, 1945

Wilma Mankiller the first female elected to be Chief of the Cherokee Nation was born.

December 21, 1866

Maud Gonne MacBride  English-born Irish republican revolutionary, suffragette and actress was born.