On March 21, 1972, Congress sent the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. The amendment fell three states short of being ratified, but the struggle continues to this day.
Known as a pioneer of 20th-century music, "Sister" Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 - October 9, 1973) was a singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist.
Cunningham was elected president of the Galveston Equal Suffrage Association and toured her home state to speak out for the right for women to vote.
New York City police evicted and arrested striking Woolworth's store clerks - mostly women - who had occupied stores demanding a 40-hour workweek.
Remember Rosie the Riveter? This image was created to inspire women to do the work that was typically done by men. Since then, women have made huge advances in the workplace.
Common Cause gathered almost everyone it could find from the Watergate era for a 2-day retrospective reviewing the constitutional crimes, known as "Watergate," that brought down Richard Nixon.
A leading figure in the women's rights movement in Germany.,Lida Gustava Heymann was born in Hamburg, Germany on March 15, 1868.
On this day in 1977 Mississippi civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer passed away.
On March 13, 1906, Susan B. Anthony died in Rochester, N.Y., shortly after her eighty-sixth birthday.She was a pioneer leader of the cause of women's right to vote.,
The book, by 21-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, is frequently called the world's first science fiction novel.