Women peacemakers born today
1875 Evelyn Underhill born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire (d. 1941). Pacifist theologian; mystic; poet and novelist.
Women's peacemaking on this day
1906 First meeting of the Portuguese branch of Peace & Disarmament by Women, Lisbon.
1916 2,000 suffragist women descended upon Congress.
1971 Dorothy Schneider's idea of UN Day adopted by UN General Assembly.
1981 2,000 Japanese women marched Tokyo on anniversary of Pearl Harbor. "We will not allow the way to war."