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Monday, June 27, 2011

June 25th


On this day in 1947, the first edition of Anne Frank's diary was published under the title The Back of House. The title was later changed to Anne Frank The Diary of A Young Girl

On this day in 1972,Bernice Gera became the first female umpire in pro baseball.

On this day in 1863, Olympia Brown was ordained by the St. Lawrence Universalist Association, becoming one the first women ministers in the US ordained with full denominational authority. See, Beingwoman blog, Jan 5th, 2011 for more information about Brown.