Women's Birthdays & Milestones

October 9

Mary Ann Shadd Cary b. 1823-journalist, 1st US Black w editor

Harriet Hosmer b. 1830-sculptor

Helen Deutsch b. 1884-psychiatrist, author

Aimee Semple McPherson b. 1890-fundamentalist evangelist

Quote for the Day

"Love has the quality of informing almost everything--even one's work."

~ Sylvia Ashton-Warner, Myself

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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"