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The National Council of Women was created on this date by Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Julia Ward Howe, and Sojourner Truth, among others; it is the oldest non-sectarian women’s organization in U.S.

Today is the birthday of Sandra Day O’Connor.  She was the first female U.S. Supreme Court Justice!

Fannie Farmer wrote the “The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook” that included specific ingredient measurements for the first time which would become standardized cooking measurements.

On March 11, 1993 Janet Reno was confirmed as the first female U.S. Attorney.

Today is International Women’s Day.  It is based on protests in the US and Europe to fight for the political rights for working women.