Victoria Woodhull becomes the first woman nominated for President of the United States as the Equal Rights Party candidate.
Mary Alice Nelson Archambaud otherwise known as Molly Spotted Elk was born. Mary Alice Nelson Archambaud was an international and spellbinding native Penobscot Indian dancer and aspiring writer was born. She built bridges between cultures, used her knowledge of anthropology in her lecture and dance recitals.
Katie Taylor wins first professional World Championship title.With the win, Taylor became the first ever Irish boxer to win World titles at both amateur and professional level.
Barbara C. Harris is ordained Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts becoming the first woman to hold this position.
Nancy Abu-Bonsrah becomes the first black female Neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
‘”Unbreakable Smile’ was based off one of the songs I wrote for the album – it was actually the first song I wrote for the album without realizing it yet. […]
"Der Wald" a one-act opera written by Dame Ethel Smyth was performed at the Metropolitan Opera. To date is the only opera written by a woman to be performed at the Met.
Caroline Herschel, German-English astronomer was born. Caroline Herschel discovered eight comets and was the first woman to be paid as a scientist and be awarded the Gold Medal from the Royal Astronomical Society.
Anne Frank, Dutch Author and Holocaust victim was born.
Edith Cresson becomes France's first female prime minister.
. Loretta Lynn American country music singer-songwriter is born.
Ada Louise Huxtable American Architecture Critic was born.
Sarah Vaughan American Jazz Singer is born.
Gloria Steinem American Journalist is born.
Carol Kaye was born. Carol Kaye was an American bass player, one of the most prolific bass guitarists in history wih an estimated 10,000 recording sessions.
Catherine Callbeck becomes premier of Prince Edward Island.