You Should Know

You should know the following:

  • Tennessee legislature,  Harry T. Burn provided the deciding vote to ratify the Nineteenth amendment owing a letter from his mother [read]

  • Roxcy Bolton helped convince Richard Nixon to designate August 26, the anniversary of universal female suffrage in America, Women’s Equality Day. [read]

  • In 1971, thanks to Rep. Bella Abzug, a national bill was passed to designate August 26th a national holiday, Women's Equality Day. [read]