America's first woman filmmaker, Lois Weber began her career as an actress; in 1913 she began directing films ; by in Universal, she was one of the highest paid directors in the world. In 1917 she formed her own production company.
Camillus venerated the sick as living images of Christ, and by ministering to them in this spirit did penance for the sins of his youth. He led a life precious in merit, and from a violent and quarrelsome soldier became a gentle and tender Saint.
Venerable Edel Quinn - lay person Died while she was Irish lay missionary. Young, delicate, and very ill, Edel worked tirelessly and bravely throughout Africa to start and encourage Legion of Mary groups.
After her mother's death, she raised her eight siblings. She then became a Benedictine nun, spending 70 years in the order. She never learned to read or write, and did all the average chores for her house - and prayed non-stop.
Queen Tamar of Kingdom of Georgia (reign c. Queen Tamar of Georgia presided over the “Golden age” of the medieval Georgian monarchy. Her position as the first woman to rule Georgia in her own right was emphasized by the title “Mepe” (“King”).
Caroline Norton (1808-1877) was a famous beauty who scandalised society when she left her husband in 1836, prompting him to accuse her of adultery with the home secretary, Lord Melbourne. Although she was not found guilty, her reputation was damaged, and she had to use her wits to survive. She is now remembered as a famous writer and social reformer. She campaigned over women's rights in child custody and the conditions of divorce.