Women's Birthdays & Milestones

May 2

Martha Cannary Burk "Calamity Jane" b. 1852-adventurer, cowgirl

Nannie Burroughs b. 1878-founded one of the 1st schools for Black girls

1970: Diane Crump is 1st woman jockey in Kentucky Derby

Quote for the Day

"Within the chaos of the river, finesse is as important as power."

~ Arlene Burns, captain of the Amazonkis, the US women's whitewater team

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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"