*Ardelia Dixon was born on this date in 1916. She was an African American activist and educator.
Born in Atlantic City to Ardelia Jackson and Oscar Dixon, Mrs. Dixon grew up in Cleveland and graduated from John Hay High School. She attended Fenn College (later Cleveland State University) for a year and then began working for her degree part time at Cleveland College of Western Reserve University (later Case Western Reserve University). In 1945, she married a fellow civic volunteer, Henry George Dixon, but had no children.