Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 19

Ellen Browning Scripps b. 1836-publisher

Fannie Hurst b. 1889-writer

Melina Mercouri b. 1925-Greek actor, activist

Laura Nyro b. 1947-singer, songwriter

Ntozake Shange b. 1948-playwright, poet

Quote for the Day

"I have the great privilege to gather inspiration and pass it on to others."

~ Maxine Hong Kingston

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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"