Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 13

Mary McCauley "Molly Pitcher" b. 1754-Revolutionary war hero

Lillie Langtry b. 1853-actor

Mary Kingsley b. 1862-British adventurer

Edith Sampson b. 1901-1st US Black w judge

Charlotte Bunch b. 1944-writer, activist

Quote for the Day

"The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity--love. And the story of a love is not important--what is important is that one is capbable of love. It is perhps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity."

~ Helen Hayes

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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"