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Happy International Womens Day
"International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It commemorates the movement for women's rights. March 8 was suggested by the 1910 International Socialist Woman's Conference to become an "International Woman's Day."
Happy International Women’s Day – what this day means to me…..
I am a Mother of two beautiful daughters with the World at their feet. It’s amazing how far us women have gone over the decades, but we are still not quite there. The #Metoo movement has done a lot most recently to put women equality into the forefront. The movement never really went away but the voices weren’t as strong. Now women are gaining their strength to speak up. Women still have odds to overcome. I would like to give a shout out to some really great things women have done. Kudos to these fabulous women that have opened doors for us now and into the future. These are just the tip of the iceberg of the great accomplishments and milestones for women.
1903 – Marie Curie becomes the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize.
1909 – The first National Women’s Day observed in the United States.
1912 – The Girls Scouts of America was founded.
1916 - Margaret Sanger opens first birth-control clinic in the United States
1920 – Women in the US were given the right to vote.
1921- Edith Wharton is the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize
1923 - Activist Alice Paul proposes the Equal Rights Amendment for the first time
1928 - Amelia Earhart is the first woman to cross the Atlantic in an airplane
1933 - Frances Perkins becomes the first female member of a Presidential cabinet
1942 – Women serve in the armed forces during World War II
1943 - The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League becomes the first professional baseball league for female players
1955 – Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama
1963 - Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space
1966 - The National Organization for Women (NOW) was founded :)
1973 – Billy Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in the tennis championship dubbed “The Battle of the Sexes”
1977 - Janet Guthrie is the first woman to drive in the Indy 500
1981 - President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court
1982 - Svetlana Yevgenyevna Savitskaya becomes the second woman to travel in space
1983 - Sally Ride become the first AMERICAN woman in space. 20 years and 2 days after Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. ;)
1994 – Congress passes the Violence against Women’s Act.
1997 - Madeleine Albright becomes the first female Secretary of State
2010 - Kathryn Bigelow becomes the first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director
2016 - Hillary Clinton becomes first female presidential nominee of a major party
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