Women's Birthdays & Milestones

August 27

Sophia Smith b. 1796-founded Smith College

Katharine Dexter McCormick b. 1875-financed development of birth control pill

Mother Teresa b. 1910-Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Anniversary of Women's Revolt, Guinea

Quote for the Day

"Our children are not treated with sufficient respect as human beings, and yet from the moment they are born they have that right to respect. We keep them children far too long, their world separate from the real world of life."

~ Pearl S. Buck, My Several Worlds

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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"