Movers, shakers and women's history-makers born in July. Courtesy: Bust Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie. Courtesy: The British Monarchy Diana Spencer, princess and humanitarian. Maury Phillips Archive/Wire Image/Getty Images Missy Elliot, multiplatinum rapper and producer. Courtesy: Spy Hollywood Pauline Esther Friedman, aka Abigail Van Buren, aka advice columnist Dear Abby. Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons Frida Kahlo, painter of self-portraits and rocker of majestic unibrows. Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons Nettie Stevens, groundbreaking female scientist who, along with Edmund Beecher Wilson, discovered X and Y sex chromosomes. Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons Michelle Kwan, world champion figure skater. Courtesy: Dallas Voice/New York Public Library Gwendolyn B. Bennett, Harlem Renaissance poet. Courtesy: Kalamu Mary McLeod Bethune, civil rights leader and educator. Courtesy: Fan Share Jane Lynch, comedic delight. Courtesy: Maritime Quest "Unsinkable" Molly Brown, Titantic survivor and philanthropist. Courtesy: Rare Book Cellar Doris Fleischman Bernays, the first woman to obtain a passport in her own name.. Courtesy: Famous Dude Martha Reeves, Motown darling and lead singer of Martha and the Vandellas. Ida B. Wells, journalist, suffragist and abolitionist. Courtesy: Klimbims/DeviantArt Barbara Stanwyck, classic Hollywood icon and the highest-paid woman in the U.S. in 1944. Courtesy: Amazon Elizabeth Gilbert, author. Courtesy: Michigan State University Rosalyn S. Yalow, winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her research on type II diabetes. Courtesy: Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation Louise Bethune, America's first female architect. Courtesy: TIME Janet Reno, the first female U.S. Secretary of the State. Courtesy: Next Book Press Emma Lazarus, poet whose verse "The New Colossus" is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty. Courtesy: Ed Webster/Rock Adventure Movie Miriam Underhill, mid-century mountaineer. Courtesy: The Vintage Traveler Ruth Whitney, editor of Glamour magazine for 31 years who put the first black woman on the cover of a major fashion magazine (pictured above). Courtesy: Grammys Alison Krauss, Grammy-winning musician. Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons Amelia Earhart, aviatrix. Courtesy: Worn Through/LIFE Bella Abzug, women's rights activist and politician aptly nicknamed "Battling Bella." Courtesy: Mother Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, First Lady. Courtesy: The Hairpin Clara Bow, Hollywood's original "It Girl." Courtesy: Capital Century Mary Roebling, first woman elected to the New York Stock Exchange. Courtesy: Round By Round Boxing Marlen Esparza, the U.S. Olympic team's qualifying female boxer. Courtesy: The Blaze Geraldine Hoff Doyle, World War II worker and artistic inspiration for the Westinghouse "We Can Do It" poster. Courtesy: Daniel Ogren/Flickr Creative Commons JK Rowling, literary wizard.