Wikipedia:WikiProject Women's History/In this month
The following is a list of entries for potential inclusion in an In this month section of a Portal devoted to women's history. These sections normally have about 8 entries for each month.
- 13 January 1979 – The Australian-born soprano, Marjorie Lawrence died in Hot Springs, Arkansas at the age of 71. She was particularly known for roles in Wagner's operas until her stage career was cut short by polio in 1941.
- 29 January 1933 – The American poet Sara Teasdale committed suicide. Her post-apocalyptic poem There Will Come Soft Rains inspired a famous short story by Ray Bradbury.
- 6 July 1845 – Soprano Ángela Peralta, a leading figure in the operatic life of 19th century Mexico, was born in Mexico City.
- 10 July 1724 – Eva Ekeblad, Swedish agronomist and salonist and the first female member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, was born to Count Magnus Julius De la Gardie and Hedvig Catharina Lilje.
- 30 July 1920 – The American painter, Emma Lampert Cooper, died of tuberculosis in Pittsford, New York.
- 20 October 1740 – Maria Theresia of Austria inherited the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). Her succession to the Holy Roman Empire was contested widely because she was a woman.
- 27 October 1922 – Rita Fornia, the soprano who created the role of the Abbess in Puccini's Suor Angelica, died in Paris at the age of 44.