Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 27

Enid Bagnold b. 1889-writer

Teresa Wright b. 1918-actor

Ruby Dee b. 1927-poet, actor

Sylvia Plath b. 1932-poet

Maxine Hong Kingston b. 1940-writer

Melba Moore b. 1945-singer, actor

Fran Lebowitz b. 1950-writer

Quote for the Day

"No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-adged children for signs of improvement."

~ Florida Scott-Maxwell

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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"