Women's Birthdays & Milestones

May 15

Florence Nightingale b. 1820-founder of modern nursing

Emily Folger b. 1858-Shakespearean scholar, Folger Shakespeare Library

Dorothy Hansine Andersen b. 1901-doctor, pioneer researcher of cystic fibrosis

1809: 1st woman granted a patent

Quote for the Day

"'Heartbeat of America' has a very different meaning these days. It's beginning to sound like cardiac arrest."

~ Ellen Goodman

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Asian Heritage Month
National Feminist Bookstore Week: May 13-20
May Day, International Workers Day: May 1
Mother's Day: 2nd Sunday
World YWCA Day: last Wednesday

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