Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 23

Gertrude Ederle b. 1906-1st woman to swim the English Channel (1926)

1915: 25,000 women march for suffrage, New York City

1885: Bryn Mawr college opens

Quote for the Day

"In search of my mother's garden, I found my own."

~ Alice Walker

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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"