43 C.E: Traditional date for the suicide of Vietnamese Trung sisters, when faced w/ defeat by Chinese army: http://ht.ly/3RacD
1866: Annie Goodrich, nursing pioneer, 1st Dean & Professor, Yale University School of Nursing, born. http://ht.ly/3RaeV
1870: Katharine Fullerton Gerould, US short stories author known for her craftmanship & staunch conservatism, born.
1872: American Woman Suffrage Association petitions US Congress to pass law granting suffrage. Original document: http://ht.ly/3Rakp
1893: Madge Macklin, medical geneticist, pioneer in study of inheritance of diseases, work marred by advocacy of eugenics, born
1902: The first independent Young Women’s Hebrew Association was founded in New York City.
1913: Mary Leakey, British paleontologist & anthropologist, excavated the Olduvai Gorge in E. Africa, born.
1917: In Great Britain, suffrage won for women over the age of 30.
1935: The 1st election in which women are permitted to vote in Turkey is held.
1937: K. Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-American female lawyer in the United States. http://ht.ly/3Rayu
1978: Muriel Humphrey appointed to Senate seat of her late husband, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, the 1st wife of a VP to hold office.
2000: First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton launched her successful candidacy for the U.S. Senate.