1805: Angelina Grimke, US abolitionist & suffragist, 1st woman to address a state legislature (1838, MA), born.
1874: Mary Garden, Scottish operatic soprano described as “the Sarah Bernhardt of opera,” born.
1937: Nancy Wilson, US jazz & blues singer, 3 time Grammy winner, born. http://ht.ly/3ZXMt
1943: Phil Wrigley charters the All-American Girls Softball League to keep baseball going during WWII. http://ht.ly/3ZXRr
1954: Patty Hearst, publishing heiress kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army, later convicted of aiding her captors, born.
1998: US figure skater Tara Lipinski becomes at 15 the youngest ever gold medalist in the Winter Olympics.