Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 22

Abigail Scott Duniway b. 1834-journalist, feminist

Sarah Bernhardt b. 1845-actor

Joan Fontaine b. 1917-actor

Doris Lessing b. 1919-British writer

Dory Previn b. 1925-songwriter

Catherine Deneuve b. 1943-French actor

Quote for the Day

"Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees."

~ Dolores Ibarruri

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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"