Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 17

Doris Humphrey b. 1895-dancer, choreographer

Vilma Martinez b. 1943-attorney, founded Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund

Mae C. Jemison b. 1956-1st Black woman astronaut

Quote for the Day

"Remember, age is not important unless you are a cheese."

~ 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"