Women peacemakers born today
- 1871 Ellen HØRUP born Copenhagen (d. 1953). Danish Gandhian; opposed NATO, Korean War.
- 1888 Laura JAMIESON born Park Head, Ontario (d. 1964). Judge; journalist; politician; feminist; Socialist leader of WILPF.
- 1893 Vera BRITTAIN born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire (d. 1970). Pacifist author; Socialist; feminist; leader of British Fellowship of Reconciliation.
- 1938 Kathy Kohlhas KNIGHT. Nonviolent Catholic activist; Director of Catholic Connection, Boston; opposed Vietnam War.
Women's peacemaking on this day
- 1977 Sandra Lovelace filed protest with UN Human Rights Committee for loss of Indian status.
- 1989 5,000 Women in Black marched at Jerusalem. (2010 photo peacing stories)
- 2009 Three Wisconsin women arrested at Ft. McCoy for antiwar protest: Gail Vaughn, Bonnie L. Urfer, and Cassandra Dixon. "It’s time to stop the slaughter, bring the Guard home so they won’t have to chase these demons for the rest of their lives."