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Mother's Day
Mother's Day
as we know it in the United States began with a tribute to one mother on May 12, 1907. That one tribute became an annual tradition, and an "official" holiday in 1914.
Father's Day
The Father's Day
we know today began in Spokane, Washington, thanks to the efforts of Sonora Louise Smart Dodd, who believed that fathers should be celebrated with a special day just as mothers were. The first Father's Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910.
Seneca Falls Convention
Seneca Falls Convention
The first women's rights convention in the United States was held at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York, July 19-20, 1848. It was attended by about 300 people, including about 40 men.
Victoria Woodhull
Victoria Woodhull
was one of the first two female stock brokers in America and, in 1872, the first woman in American history to run for President.
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