Women's Birthdays & Milestones

February 8

Emily Greene Balch b. 1867-economist, pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize 1946

Galina Sergeyevna b. 1910-Russian prima ballerina

Midwife's Day, Macedonia & Greece

Gynaikokratia, "Women's Rule," Greece

February is Black History Month

Quote for the Day

"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. "

~ Charlotte Bronte

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African-American History Month

National Girls and Women in Sports Day,
Women Sports Foundation: 800-227-3988, 1st Thursday

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