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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 05:54 PM

today in women's herstory

December 5
This Day in Women's History

1484: Pope issues bull "Summis desiderantes" appointing Henry Krämer and Jacob Sprenger as inquisitors. They publish Malleus Maleficarum in 1486, documenting "evidence" of witchcraft and defining how to accuse, test, sentence and execute witches. Torture is prescribed. Initiates several centuries of persecution.

1784: Phillis Wheatley died (poet; last poem published in April 1776, addressed to George Washington)

1822: Elizabeth Cary Agassiz born (educator, scientific writer)

1856: Alice Brown born (writer)

1898: Grace Moore born (singer, actor)

http://womenshistory.about.com/od/12calendar/a/1205calendar.htm

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 05:58 PM

1. Thank you! n/t

 

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Response to Helen Reddy (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 06:03 PM

2. you are most welcome. I was lucky to be able to meet and speak with her several times during

that long fight for the ERA. a most remarkable woman.

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Response to niyad (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 06:10 PM

3. Wonderful!

 

I find most women to be remarkable. I am bias I know, just a tad.

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Response to Helen Reddy (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 08:17 PM

4. tend to agree with you

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