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Submitted by Sacramento County in October 2019.
The Bill of Rights was ratified on December 15, 1791. President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated December 15 Bill of Rights Day in 1941.
Founder of the League of Women Voters, Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947) was peace activist before becoming a guiding force in the women's suffrage movement.
Submitted by Sacramento County in November 2019.
Southside Park to South side of State Capitol
Meet at Southside Park at 10AM for a Women’s Civil Rights rally
Leave Southside Park at 11AM, and rally at the South side of the State Capitol Building from 11:30AM - 1PM.
The U.S. Congress passed legislation designating the third Monday in January a federal holiday in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The bill because law in 1983.
In 1878, the U.S. Congress declared George Washington's birthday to be a federal holiday. The first observation was February 22, 1879. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1970 changed the date of the holiday to the third Monday in February.
With President Jimmy Carter's proclamation in February 1988, the U.S. began to observe Women’s History Week inclusive of International Women’s Day (March 8).
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