Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 25

Irene Gaines b. 1892-Black civil rights activist

Minnie Pearl b. 1912-country singer, comedian

Galina Vishnevskaya b. 1926-opera diva, author

Anne Tyler b. 1941-Pulitzer winning author

Festival of Han Lu, Chinese Moon Goddess

Quote for the Day

"In a way winter is the real spring, the time when the inner thing happens, the resurge of nature."

~ Edna O'Brien

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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"