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08-30-1907 – 01-18-1996 Leonor Fini – Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Raised in Trieste, Italy by her mother, at the age of seventeen she moved to Milan and then to…

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08-29-1857 – 08-29-1928 Mary Garrett Hay – Born in Charlestown, Indiana. She was a suffragist, community organizer, and president of the Women’s City Club of New York and the Woman…

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08-28-1921 – 03-03-1991 Nancy Kulp – Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She was an American character actress best known as Miss Jane Hathaway on the CBS television series The Beverly Hillbillies….

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08-27-1961 Tom Ford (born Thomas Carlyle Ford) – Born in Austin, Texas. He is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his saving of Gucci…

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08-26-1904 – 01-04-1986 Christopher Isherwood – Born in Wyberslegh Hall, High Lane, Cheshire, England. He was an English novelist who embraced his attraction to men at an early age. While…

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Aug 26
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08-25-1918 – 10-14-1990 Leonard Bernstein – Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated…

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08-24-1944 – 07-06-1992 Marsha P. Johnson – Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She was an African-American drag queen and gay liberation activist. Named Malcolm Michaels, Jr. at birth, she became…

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08-23-1967 ANT (born Anthony Steven Kalloniatis) – Born in Boston, Massachusetts to Greek immigrant parents. He is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He talks about his parents in his…

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08-22-1812 – 09-23-1880 Geraldine Jewsbury – Born in Measham, Derbyshire. She was an English novelist, book reviewer and prominent figure in London literary life. Her novels questioned the idealized role…

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1922 – 08-21-1994 Rikki Streicher – Place of birth unknown. She was a leader in San Francisco’s LGBT movement, a co-founder of the international Gay Games, and the owner of…

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