Commemoratives of Famous Women for 3 January 2012

A list of famous women whose birthday or death occurred on this date. The information is drawn from the FemBio Database and is updated daily. If you would like to learn more about the individual women or about future commemoratives, please consult the Database.


22 birthdays and 19 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 3 January 2012

125. birthday: Harriet Ellen von Rathlef-Keilmann
German sculptor
* 3 January 1887 in Riga, Livland
† 1 May 1933 in Berlin.

90. birthday: Agnes Nemes Nagy
Hungarian poet, resistance fighter
* 3 January 1922
† 23 August 1991 in ""

215. birthday: Madame Vestris
English
* 3 January 1797 in London
† 8 August 1856 in London

155. birthday: Emma Ihrer
German politivian, union official
* 3 January 1857 in Glatz
† 8 January 1911 in Berlin


Fembiography of Emma Ihrer (German)

135. birthday: Josephine Sherwood Hull
US-American actress
* 3 January 1877 in Newtonville
† 12 March 1957 in New York City

115. birthday: Dorothy Arzner
American director, film theorist, writer
* 3 January 1897 in San Francisco, CA
† 1 October 1979 in La Quinta, CA

219. birthday: Lucretia Mott
American abolitionist, Quaker minister, pioneer of the women's movement
* 3 January 1793 in Nantucket, MA
† 11 November 1880 in Roadside bei/near Philadelphia, PA

206. birthday: Henriette Sontag
German singer
* 3 January 1806 in Koblenz
† 17 June 1854 in Mexiko City

193. birthday: Franziska Schervier
German founder of an order
* 3 January 1819 in Aachen
† 14 December 1876 in Aachen

162. birthday: Sofia Kowalewskaja
Russian mathematician
* 3 January 1850 in Moskau/Moscow
† 29 January 1891 in Stockholm


Fembiography of Sofia Kowalewskaja (German)

141. birthday: Emma Bertha Delaney
American
* 3 January 1871 in Fernandina Beach, FL
† 7 October 1922 in Fernandina Beach, FL

133. birthday: Grace Coolidge
American
* 3 January 1879 in Burlington, Vt.
† 8 July 1957 in Northampton

116. birthday: Änne Meier
German
* 3 January 1896 in Baltersweiler, Saar

114. birthday: ZaSu Pitts
American actress
* 3 January 1898 in Parsons, Kans.
† 7 June 1963 in Los Angeles, CA

107. birthday: Anna May Wong
Chinese-American actress
* 3 January 1905 in Los Angeles, CA
† 3 February 1961 in Santa Monica

104. birthday: Dorothea Olavia Wieck
German actress
* 3 January 1908 in Davos
† 19 February 1986 in Berlin


Fembiography of Dorothea Olavia Wieck (German)

97. birthday: Mady Rahl (eig. Raschke)
German actress
* 3 January 1915 in Berlin-Charlottenburg
† 28 August 2009 in München-Bogenhausen

96. birthday: Maxine, Maxene Andrews (of The Andrews Sisters)
US-American singer; actress
* 3 January 1916 in Mound, MN
† 21 October 1995 in Cape Cod, MA

83. birthday: Gertrud Kückelmann
German actress
* 3 January 1929 in München/Munich
† 17 January 1979 in München/Munich


Fembiography of Gertrud Kückelmann (German)

79. birthday: Maxie Wander
German writer
* 3 January 1933 in Wien
† 20 November 1977 in Berlin


Fembiography of Maxie Wander (German)

77. birthday: RENATE Rasp, verh. Budzinski
German writer
* 3 January 1935 in Berlin

58. birthday: Maria Teresa di Lascia
Italian politician, writer
* 3 January 1954 in Rocchetta Sant'Antonio (Apulien, Italien)
† 10 September 1994 in Rom / Rome

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days of death 03.01.2012

120. day of death: Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
American
* 16 May 1804 in Billerica, MA
† 3 January 1894 in Jamaica Plain, MA

105. day of death: Bertha Schütte
German pianist, singer
* 5 July 1835 in Göttingen
† 3 January 1909 in ebd.

577. day of death: Katharina Katharina von Valois, Königin von England
French
* 27 October 1401 in Paris
† 3 January 1437 in Bermondsey

156. day of death: Elisabeth, genannt Rachel Félix
French actress
* 28 February 1820 in Mumpf, Kt. Aargau
† 3 January 1858 in Cannet, Südfr.


Fembiography of Elisabeth, genannt Rachel Félix (German)

97. day of death: Helen Kendrick Johnson
American
* 4 January 1844 in Hamilton, NY
† 3 January 1917 in New York City

78. day of death: Ellin Johanna Revera
Swedish poet
* 28 May 1863 in Västeras
† 3 January 1936 in ""

52. day of death: Marta Skulme
Latvian sculptor
* 13 May 1890 in Malpies
† 3 January 1962

48. day of death: Marguerite Higgins
US-American writer, journalist, war correspondent
* 3 September 1920 in Hongkong
† 3 January 1966 in Washington, DC

47. day of death: Mary Garden
American-Scottish singer
* 20 February 1874 in Aberdeen
† 3 January 1967 in Inverurie

42. day of death: Elisabeth Schiemann
German botanist
* 15 August 1881 in Viljandi/ Estland
† 3 January 1972 in Berlin

38. day of death: Freda (Clark) Kirchwey
American writer
* 26 September 1893 in Lake Placid
† 3 January 1976 in St. Petersburg, Florida

34. day of death: Joy Adamson
Austrian animal rights activist, painter, writer
* 20 January 1910 in Troppau
† 3 January 1980 in Kenya

33. day of death: Prinzessin Alice, Gräfin von Athlone
English
* 25 February 1883 in Windsor Castle
† 3 January 1981 in London

26. day of death: Rose Ausländer
German poet
* 11 May 1901 in Czernowitz/Bukowina
† 3 January 1988 in Düsseldorf, Nelly-Sachs-Heim


Fembiography of Rose Ausländer (German)

23. day of death: Anna Gmeyner
Austrian-German writer
* 16 March 1902 in Wien
† 3 January 1991 in York, England

22. day of death: Dame Judith Anderson
American-Australian actress
* 10 February 1898 in Adelaide, Australia
† 3 January 1992 in Santa Barbara, CA

11. day of death: Monique Wittig
French writer, feminist
* 13 July 1935 in Elsaß
† 3 January 2003 in Tucson, AZ


Fembiography of Monique Wittig (German)

4. day of death: Mary Daly
US-American feminist, philosopher. ex-theologist (now thealogist)
* 16 October 1928 in Schenectady, NY
† 3 January 2010 in Gardner, MA (Pflegeheim)


Fembiography of Mary Daly (German)

3. day of death: Eva Strittmatter
German writer
* 8 February 1930 in Neuruppin
† 3 January 2011 in Berlin

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