Women's Birthdays & Milestones

April 10

Anna J. Cooper b. 1859-Black scholar, feminist

Norma Shearer b. 1904-actor

Carrie Saxon Perry b. 1931-1st Black woman mayor of major US city

Patti Austin b. 1948-singer

1993: Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes Supreme Court Justice

Quote for the Day

"If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse gift will find a fitting place."

~ Margaret Mead

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Women's Equality Day, commemorates US women's suffrage, 1920: August 26

Reprinted from The WomanSource Catalog & Review's, "women's perpetual calendar"