National American Indian Heritage Month
Safety and Protection Month
Dates in Women's Herstory
According to legend,
California stagecoach driver who dressed as a man,
the first woman in the world to vote in a presidential
Nov 1, 1872
Susan B. Anthony registered to vote
in Rochester, New York. On November 5, she was arrested for
attempting to cast a ballot.
Nov 1, 1811
Nurse and educator,
to U.S. Congress (politician, co-founder of the National Women's
Election Day. Honor your suffrage
foremothers by exercising your right and privilege to
was killed by a land mine
in Vietnam. She as the first woman war correspondent
killed in combat.
Nov 7, 1893
After a long struggle, Colorado became the
second state after Wyoming to grant lasting woman suffrage.
Church of England
General Synod votes to
accept women as priests
Nov 12, 1815
Birth of Elizabeth Cady Stanton,
co-organizer of the first women's rights convention in Seneca
Falls, NY. She went on to form an alliance with Susan B.
Anthony to continue the fight for women's rights until both
died, still denied the right to vote.
November 8-14, 2003
to you by Susan
World Kindness Week
Nov 13, 2003
World Kindness Day
Nov 14, 1917
"The Night of Terror." one of
the occasions when suffragists were imprisoned and brutalized
after picketing the White House demanding the right to vote.
Nov 17, 1637
Anne Hutchinson was banished
Massachusetts Bay Colony for defying the men of religion.
Feast of St. Hilda, patron saint of business and
Nov 23, 1921
Passage of Sheppard-Towner Act,
providing federal funds to states for instruction in maternity
and infant care, under the leadership of Julia Lathrop, first
head of the Children's Bureau, with huge efforts from women's
Women's Merrymaking Day in ancient times.
Nov 26, 1883
Death of Sojourner Truth, Black human
rights activist and suffragist.
Day of St. Sophia, Goddess of Wisdom.
Feast of Egyptian Goddess Hathor.
Day of Mawu, African Creator Goddess.