Women's Birthdays & Milestones

April 15

Bessie Smith b. 1894-blues singer, songwriter

Elizabeth Catlett b. 1919-sculptor, lithographer

Norma Merrick Sklarek b. 1928-1st Black woman architect licensed in US

Eva Figes b. 1932-author

Day of Huva, the Holy Washerwoman

Quote for the Day

"Making the decision to have a child--it's monumentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body."

~ Elizabeth Stone.

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Earth & Environmental Healing Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
General Federation of Womens' Clubs Week: week of April 24
Earth Day: Aprill 22
Take Our Daughters to Work Day, Ms. Foundation: April 28

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