DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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07-13-1863 – 09-05-1947 Mary Emma Woolley – Born in South Norwalk, Connecticut. She was an American educator, peace activist, and women’s suffrage supporter. Woolley was the first female student to…

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2021
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2021

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07-12-1866 – 01-29-1929   La Goulue (b. Louise Weber) – Born into a Jewish family from Alsace, France. The family moved near Paris, where her mother worked in a laundry….

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07-11-1931 – 07-08-2018  Tab Hunter (born Arthur Andrew Kelm) – Born in New York City, New York, he grew up in Long Beach, California. He was an American actor, singer,…

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Jul 11
2021
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2021

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07-10-1640 – 04-16-1689 Aphra Behn – Born in Canterbury, United Kingdom. She was a British playwright, poet, translator, and fiction writer. Behn was one of the first women to earn…

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07-09-1937 David Hockney – Born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He is an artist and major contributor to the Pop Art movement of the 1960s. He is considered…

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Jul 9
2021
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2021

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07-08-1886 – 12-16-1973   Frances M. Witherspoon – Born in Meridian, Mississippi. She was an American writer and activist. She and her life-partner, Tracy Dickinson Mygatt, founded the New York…

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07-07-1899 – 01-24-1983 George Cukor – Born in the Lower East Side, New York City, New York. He was an American film director. Cukor directed The Philadelphia Story (1940), Born…

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Jul 7
2021
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2021

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07-06-1925 – 08-12-2007 Merv Griffin – Born in San Mateo, California. He was an American TV host, singer, and media mogul. Griffin never acknowledged he was gay, though it became…

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07-05-1985 Megan Rapinoe – Born in Redding, California. She is an American professional soccer midfielder and Olympic gold medalist. She plays for Seattle Reign FC in the National Women’s Soccer…

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2021
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2021

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07-04-1844 – 09-17-1907 Edmonia Lewis – Born in Greenbush, New York. She was an American sculptor who worked most of her career in Rome, Italy. She is the first woman…

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