Famous People Who Died on April 17
Ralph D. Abernathy
Civil Rights Activist, Pastor / 1926 - 1990
Ralph D. Abernathy was a Baptist minister who co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and was a close adviser to Martin Luther King Jr.
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Women's Rights Activist, Nun, Writer / 1651 - 1695
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a 17th century nun, self-taught scholar and acclaimed writer of the Latin American colonial period and the Hispanic Baroque. She was also a staunch advocate for women's rights.
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Singer, Television Personality / 1910 - 2007
Actress, singer, television personality and arts advocate Kitty Carlisle is best known for her long run as a panelist on the television show To Tell The Truth.
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