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March 22, 2010

March 22, 1893
Senda Berenson, the "Mother of Women's Basketball," organized and officiated at the first women's basketball game.
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March 22, 2005
Four handbags created for U.S. first ladies by Judith Leiber, luxury handbag doyenne, were featured in a New-York Historical Society exhibit that opened on March 22, 2005.
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March 23, 1962
In a review of "I Can Get It for You Wholesale," the "New York Times" declared Barbra Streisand "the evening's find."
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March 25, 1911
A fire in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory killed 146 workers, mostly young Jewish and Italian women, sparking a wave of labor activism and factory reform legislation.
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March 26, 2003
Rabbi Janet Marder was elected the first female president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.
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Berkenwald, Leah. "March 22, 2010." 22 March 2010. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on December 18, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/TWIH-3-22-10>.

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