Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 10

Beatrice Hinkle b. 1874-physician

Helen Hayes b. 1900-actor

Martina Navratilova b. 1956-tennis champion

1903: British suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst founds the militant Women's Social & Political Union

Quote for the Day

"As a woman I have no country...As a woman my country is the whole world."

~ Virginia Woolf, Three Guineas

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Gay and Lesbian History Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Time Off For Women Week, International Wages for Housework Campaign: October 24-30

National Coming Out Day: October 11

National Grandmothers' Day: 2nd Sunday

Take Back the Night: October 25

Turn Off Violence Day: October 27

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