HERTA MÜLLER - Nobel Prize in Literature 2009 - born Romania, residence at time of award Germany - "who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed"
9 March Mattel’s Barbie doll made its first appearance at the American International Toy Fair in New York. This date is used as her official birthday. The doll was created by American businesswoman Ruth Handler.
Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now
Victoria Claflin Woodhull the first woman candidate for President of the United States in 1872 from the Equal Rights Party supporting women's suffrage. This, at a time when women were not even allowed to vote.