Over the years women have made June 3rd a day to remember. Women of the 60s and 70s broke down a lot of barriers and many changes were made in our country regarding religion, sports and music.
In 1962, professional golfers Betsy Rawls and Kathy Cornelius tied in a golf tournament called the Babe Zaharias (named after a woman who also was known for breaking down barriers). Golf has traditionally been known as male-dominated sport, but these women were behind the creation of the Ladies Professional Golf Association.
Today in 1967, Grammy award-winning musician Aretha Franklin released her modified version of the Otis Redding single, "Respect." Her rendition has become an , and is a declaration from a strong woman who demands respect from her man.
The first female rabbi was ordained on June 3 in 1972. Sally Jane Priesand did not intend to of women through her role, but paved the way for almost 1,000 women who have followed in her footsteps.
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