Born On This Day ~ February 26 ~ Pauline Musters

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Born: February 26, 1876 (Ossendrechts, Netherlands)
Died: March 1, 1895 (New York, New York)

Famous For/Known For:
Smallest mature woman according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

A Little About Pauline Musters:
Born in Ossendricht, Netherlands. She was a little over 12 Continue reading

Born On This Day ~ January 2 ~ Martha Carey Thomas

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Born: January 2, 1857 (Baltimore, Maryland)

Died: December 2, 1935 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Famous For/Known For:
Pioneer for women’s education

A little about Martha Carey Thomas:
Thomas was born to middle class Quaker parents and attended Quaker schools.

Against her father’s wishes she entered college, as a junior, and graduated from Cornell University. Continue reading