White women gained the right to vote 99 years ago today. (open thread)
The 19th Amendment was ratified today in 1920.
Forty years to the day (August 26, 1970) of the first major demonstration celebrating 50 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment giving Women the right to Vote (August 26, 1920). Betty Friedan, one of the founders of the Women's Movement addresses the mass crowd in New York.