Women peacemakers born today
- 1930 Odetta HOLMES born Birmingham, AL (d. 2008). "Voice of the Civil Rights Movement"; African-American folk musician for peace and civil rights; opposed Vietnam War.
- 1939 Audrey BURTON born New Orleans, LA. Black peacemaker; founded Institute for Inner Development for ex-cons, New York; Unity Walk, Richmond, VA, 1993.
- 1976 Marla RUZICKA born Lakeport, CA (d. 2005). American aid worker; Founded CIVIC, Camp for Innocent Victims of Conflict, 2003.
Women's peacemaking on this day
- 1918 Dr. Marie Equi convicted of sedition for opposing World War I after the end of the war; served year and a half in San Quentin Prison.
- 1990 Dr. Yolanda Huet-Vaughn went AWOL from Ft. Riley, KS in protest of Gulf War, resulting in two and a half years in prison.
- 1990 Iraqi women sat in at US embassy Baghdad protesting seizure of women's peace ship.
- 2007 Kathy Kelly and Mona Shaw arrested at Des Moines office of Rep. Mike Huckabee with sign "Who Would Jesus Bomb?"
- 2009 Kathleen Crocetti mural in Gaza: "Women Say Free Gaza" (photo kusp.org)