Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 6

Carole Lombard b. 1908-comedian, actor

Fannie Lou Hamer b. 1917-civil rights leader

Shana Alexander b. 1925-writer, political commentator

1965: Patricia Harris becomes 1st Black w US ambassador

Day of the Virgin of Zapopan, Mexico

Quote for the Day

"In youth we learn; in age we understand."

~ Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

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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"