March 1, 1864
Rebecca Lee of Boston became the first African American woman to earn a medical degree.
Mothering Day (England), the original Mother's Day.
Jeanette Rankin became the first woman elected to the US House of Representatives
March 7, 1870
Women were allowed on juries in Wyoming for the first time although the right did not last and was taken away until the mid 1950's.
March 8, 1911
The first International Women's Day was celebrated in Europe
March 12, 1993
Janet Reno became the first woman US Attorney General.
March 31, 1776
Abigail Adams wrote her famous "Remember the ladies" letter to her husband, John, urging him to include women as he helped construct the US Constitution.
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