February 21, 1903

Anaïs Nin was a French-Cuban American diarist, essayist, novelist, and writer of short stories and erotica is born

February 11, 1989

Barbara C. Harris is ordained Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts becoming the first woman to hold this position.

February 2, 1935

Anne Raven Wilkinson, American dancer, the first black woman to dance for a major classical ballet company is born.

January 25, 1938

Jamesetta Hawkins, best known as Etta James American singer is born.

January 4, 1969

Marla Lee Runyan American professional track and field athlete who is legally blind is born.

December 9, 1973

Stacey Yvonne Abrams American Georgia Democrat politician is born.