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The Straight Story Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 07:28 PM
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Today in Women's History March 8, 2008
Note: a lot more info at the main link below.

March 8

This Day in Women's History

International Women's Day

1702: Queen Anne, the last Stuart monarch, ascended to the British throne

1783: Hannah Hoes Van Buren born

1824: Emily Elizabeth Parsons born

1828: Catherine Lorillard Wolfe born

1856: Mary Wright Plummer born

1857: women workers in New York City strike for higher wages, shorter hours, and better working conditions

1886: Alice Throckmorton McLean born

1923: Lydia Rapoport born

1943: Lynn Redgrave-Clark born

1945: Phyliss M Daley sworn in as navy ensign, the first black nurse to achieve that office

1945: first celebration of International Women's Day as such

http://womenshistory.about.com/od/03calendar/a/0308cale...
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BleedingHeartPatriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 07:46 PM
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1. Added to my favorites, thanks TSS! K & R.
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lynnertic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 08:35 PM
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2. Happy Women's Day
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