Today you can check out my post on “a romance for the ages, Kermit and Miss Piggy” over at Heroes and Heartbreakers.
A brief history of the holiday at the United Nations’ website.
A 1920 socialist proclamation: “But Women’s Day did achieve something. It turned out above all to be an excellent method of agitation among the less political of our proletarian sisters. They could not help but turn their attention to the meetings, demonstrations, posters, pamphlets and newspapers that were devoted to Women’s Day. Even the politically backward working woman thought to herself: “This is our day, the festival for working women,” and she hurried to the meetings and demonstrations.”