Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 24

Sarah Buell Hale b. 1788-editor, writer

Belva Lockwood b. 1830-suffragist

Dame Sybil Thorndike b. 1882-actor

Denise Levertov b. 1923-poet

1962: Dawn Fraser is 1st woman to swim 100 meters in less than 1 minute

Quote for the Day

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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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"