DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

09-03-1849 – 06-24-1909 Sarah Jewett – Born in South Berwick, Maine. She was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet, best known for her local color works set along…

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Sep 3
2021
Sep 3
2021

Events

09-03-2013 On this date the Pentagon declared that same-sex spouses of military members will be eligible for the same health care, housing and other benefits enjoyed by opposite-sex spouses. “It…

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People

09-02-1946 – 06-06-2006 Billy Preston – Born in Houston, Texas. He was an American rhythm and blues musician whose work included R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel. A virtuoso keyboardist,…

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Sep 2
2021
Sep 2
2021

Events

09-02-2013 Openly lesbian, Diana Nyad completes Cuba to Florida swim at age 64.

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People

09-01-1939 Lily Tomlin – Born in Detroit, Michigan. Her parents were Southern Baptists who moved to Detroit from Paducah, Kentucky during the Great Depression. She is an American actress, comedian,…

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Sep 1
2021
Sep 1
2021

Events

09-01-2009 Vermont same-sex marriages begins.

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People

08-31-1975 Sara Ramírez – Born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico. She is a Mexican American actress, singer, and songwriter. Ramírez is the recipient of a Tony Award, a Screen Actors Guild…

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Aug 31
2021
Aug 31
2021

Events

08-31-2013 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first Supreme Court justice to officiate a same-sex marriage. She officiated marriage between Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser and economist…

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People

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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Aug 30
2021