Women's Birthdays & Milestones

August 8

Emilie Flygare-Carlen b. 1807-Swedish novelist

Esther Morris b. 1814-fought for suffrage in Wyoming

Sara Teasdale b. 1884-poet

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings b. 1896-writer

1950: American Women for Peace demonstrate for nuclear weapons ban

Quote for the Day

"The grim possibility is that she who "hides her brains" will, more than likely, end up with a mate who is only equal to a woman with "hidden brains" or none at all."

~ Lorraine Hansberry

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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"