Susan B. Anthony Day
About Susan B. Anthony Day
When is Susan B. Anthony Day? This holiday is always February 15.
Today is Susan B. Anthony Day, a February 15 holiday. On this day, we honor Susan B. Anthony and celebrate her birthday. She was one of the most important females in American history. Born on February 15, 1820, Susan B Anthony spent her life promoting women’s right to vote and equal rights for women. She was arrested in 1872, for attempting to vote in the presidential election. She helped bring about the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.
For 40 years, Susan B. Anthony was a women’s rights and civil rights activist and leader. As a child, she moved to Rochester, NY with her family. Her family was active in the anti-slavery movement. From there, she became active in the fight for women’s rights. Her home on 17 Madison Street in Rochester, NY. has become a National Historical site, and home to a museum about her and women’s rights.
Susan B Anthony is the only woman to date, to have her picture on a U.S. coin or paper currency. It is on the silver dollar.
Take a minute today to give recognition and appreciation to Susan B Anthony and all other women of that time, who fought so hard for women’s rights.
How to Celebrate Susan B. Anthony Day
- Learn the history of Susun B. Anthony.
- Learn about the causes of women’s rights and anti-slavery that she was so passionate about.
- Visit her museum and home at 17 Madison Street in Rochester, NY.
“Men, their rights and nothing more; Women, their rights and nothing less.” – – Susan B. Anthony
History and Origin of Susan B. Anthony Day
The life and activities of Susan B. Anthony is well known. However, our research did not find the creator of this holiday, or when it was first celebrated.
Susan B Anthony has an important place in U.S. history and is more than deserving of this day in her honor.
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