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On This Day

Previous On This Days:
  On This Day in 1963
Delta Kappa Chapter Established
Delta Kappa Chapter is established at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

  On This Day in 1930
Emily Guthrie Smith, Artist
Emily Guthrie Smith initiated Alpha Omicron/Oklahoma.

Smith becomes a prize-winning artist, and is voted into the Pastel Society of America Hall of Fame in 1984. A memorial scholarship is established in her name at Texas Christian University.

  On This Day in 1929
Virginia Marmaduke, Journalist
Virginia Marmaduke initiated Beta Omicron/Iowa.

Marmaduke becomes an award-winning journalist, and the first woman named Press Veteran of the Year by the Chicago Press Veterans Association (in 1979). She is remembered as being one of the first journalists to transition from newspaper to radio to television.