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Important April Dates
in Women's History

April is National Sexual Assault
Awareness Month


April 4, 1928

Birth of Maya Angelou, author, poet, actor.

April 7

National No Housework Day

April 9, 1939

Marian Anderson sang at the Lincoln Memorial after the Daughters of the American Revolution refused her permission to sing at Constitutional Hall because she was black.

April 11, 1968

Enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. The clause barring discrimination against women began as a joke.

April 25

World Children's Day.

April 27, 1927

Birth of Coretta Scott King.

April 27, 2005

Administrative Assistant Day (previously Secretary's Day)

April 28, 2005

National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

April 29, 1915

Founding of the Women's International League of Peace and Freedom (WILPF).

April 29, 1918

Birth of Pearl Bailey, singer and UN goodwill ambassador.




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