Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 11

Joanna Baillie b. 1762-poet

Rosika Schwimmer b. 1877-suffragist, pacifist

Hedy Lamarr b. 1913-actor

Jessica Mitford b. 1917-muckraking journalist

Zandra Rhodes b. 1940-fashion designer

Lola Falana b. 1943-actor

Quote for the Day

"Whenever I date a guy, I think, "Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?" "

~ Rita Rudner

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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"