Centennial Celebration Commemorative Calendar

January 13, 2020
  • Ernestine Polowsky Rose was born on this day in 1810.

  • Oregon ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920.

January 15, 2020
  • Abby Kelley Foster was born on this day in 1811.

January 16, 2020
  • Indiana ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920.

January 18, 2020
  • After courts overruled Washington territory's 1883 women's suffrage law, Washington gave women the right to vote again on this day in 1888. Unfortunately, it was also overruled by the courts shortly thereafter.

January 27, 2020
  • Wyoming ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920.

February 1, 2020
  • February is Black History Month

  • Harriet Forten Purvis was born on this day in 1810.

  • Charles Lenox Remond was born on this day in 1810.

February 3, 2020
  • Elizabeth Blackwell was born on this day in 1821.

February 7, 2020
  • Nevada ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920.

February 8, 2020
  • It was already law, but Vermont showed its support by ratifying the 19th Amendment on this day in 1921.

February 9, 2020
  • New Jersey ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920.

February 11, 2020
  • Idaho ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920.

February 12, 2020
  • Arizona ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920.

  • Utah territory gave women the right to vote on this day in 1870.

February 14, 2020
  • On this day in 1870, Utah territory held the first American election with equal voting rights for women since New Jersey rescinded women's suffrage in 1807.

  • Frederick Douglass was born in February 1818.

February 15, 2020
  • Susan B. Anthony was born on this day in 1820.

February 20, 2020
  • Angelina Grimké Weld was born on this day in 1805.

  • Better late than never! Georgia ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1970. The 19th had become law in 1920.

February 21, 2020
  • New Mexico ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920.

  • Better late than never! Virginia ratified the 19th Amendment on this day in 1952. The 19th had become law in 1920.

Suffragist Calendar, circa 1912

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Centennial Celebration Commemorative Calendar