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03-01-1893 – 05-09-1968 Mercedes de Acosta – Born in New York City, New York. She was an American poet, novelist, and playwright. Four of de Acosta’s plays were produced. She…

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2020

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02-28-1977 Kehinde Wiley – Born in Los Angeles, California. His father is from Nigeria and his mother is African-American. He is a New York City-based portrait painter known for his…

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02-27-1932 – 03-23-2011 Elizabeth Taylor – Born in Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom. She was a British-American actress and considered one of the greatest and most famous screen stars…

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02-26-1935 Jane Wagner – Born in Morristown, Tennessee. She is an American writer, director, and producer. Best known as Lily Tomlin’s comedy writer, collaborator, and wife. She has been nominated…

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02-25-1941 Jutta Oesterle-Schwerin – Born in Jerusalem, Israel. She was a German politician and a lesbian pioneer in the Bundestag (German constitutional and legislative body). She served in office four…

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02-24-1890 – 04-10-1975 Marjorie Main (born Mary Tomlinson) – Born in Acton, Indiana. She was an American character actress, best known for her role as Ma Kettle in a series of…

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02-23-1952   Christopher Bram – Born in Kempsville, Virginia. He is a gay American author. He won Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men’s Fiction. His gay themed novels are about…

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Feb 23
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02-22-1892 – 10-19-1950 Edna St. Vincent Millay – Born in Rockland, Maine. She was an American lyrical poet and playwright. Her collection A Few Figs from Thistles (1920) attracted a…

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02-21-1936 – 01-17-1996 Barbara Jordan – Born in Houston, Texas. She was an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. She was the first African American elected…

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02-20-1927 – 03-10-2018   Count Hubert de Givenchy – Born in Beauvais, France. He was a French fashion designer who founded the house of Givenchy in 1952. Givenchy was famous…

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