As Spring blooms and Summer is around the corner, it's time to consider several remarkable ladies whose landmark contributions to our world have gone largely unsung...
April 9th, 1939 – The legendary Marion Anderson sings at an unforgettable Easter Sunday concert at the Lincoln Memorial for an audience of more than 75,000!
April 10th, 1930 – Co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union, Chicana activist and labor organizer, Dolores Huerta is born.
April 13, 1933 – The first woman to represent the US as a foreign minister, Ruth Bryan Owen, is appointed as special envoy to Denmark.
April 16, 1912 – Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman aviator to fly an airplane across the English Channel.
April 19, 1977 – The Congressional Caucus for women's Issues is formed in the House of Representatives with a record 15 women serving as Congressional Representatives!
April 26, 1777 – 16-year-old Revolutionary War Heroine Sybil Ludington, takes off on a midnight horseback ride over 40 miles, to warn the American Militia of the invading British.
April 28, 1993 – The Ms. Foundation establishes the first "Take Our Daughters To Work" Day!