1852: New York State Temperance Society meets in Syracuse, rejects credentials of woman delegates from the Women's State Temperance society, founded by Susan B. Anthony
1865: Susan LeFlesche Picotte born (Native American activist)
1882: Chrystal Herne born (actress)
1893, June 15-17: Nurses Section of the International Congress of Charities, Correction and Philanthropy meets at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago
1971: Jeanne M. Holm becomes the first woman to become a brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force - in 1973, she's promoted to major general
Quote for Today
If you are going to generalize about women, you'll find yourself up to here in exceptions.
-- Dolores Hitchens
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