Women's History Timeline Building

Pick the earliest event, the one that goes first on a chronological timeline.

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Oberlin College graduates three women, the first women in America to receive AB degrees=1841 Seneca Falls Convention, first women's rights convention, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott=1848 Lucy Stone, women's right activist and orator, organizes National Woman's Rights Convention=1850 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony co-found the National Woman Suffrage Association=1869 Susan B. Anthony, co-founder of National Woman Suffrage Association, is arrested for voting=1872 Lucy Burns and Alice Paul form the National Woman's Party to fight for women's suffrage=1913 Jeannette Rankin is the first American woman elected to Congress, representing Montana=1916 Women's suffrage, the legal right of women to vote, is secured with the passage of the 19th Amendment=1920 Edith Wharton becomes the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for her novel, "The Age of Innocence"=1921 Alice Paul proposes an Equal Rights for Women Amendment for the first time=1923 Nellie Tayloe Ross is the first woman to be elected state governor (Wyoming)=1925 Jane Addams, the "mother" of social work, becomes the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize=1931 Amelia Earhart becomes first woman to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean=1932 Frances Perkins becomes the first woman Cabinet Secretary when appointed Secretary of Labor=1933 Valentina Tereshkova, Russian cosmonaut, is first woman in space=1963 Betty Friedan, author of "The Feminine Mystique", co-founds the National Organization for Women=1966 Shirley Chisholm is the 1st African American woman elected to Congress=1968 The Equal Rights Amendment, proposing equal rights for women, is passed by Congress (but must still be ratified by 38 states)=1972 Ella T. Grasso is the first elected woman governor who was not the wife or widow of a governor=1974 Sandra Day O'Connor becomes the first woman Supreme Court Justice=1981 The Equal Rights Amendment proposing equal rights for women fails to be ratified by the required 38 states=1982 Sally Ride is the first American woman in space=1983 Joan Benoit wins the first women's Olympic Marathon=1984 Carol Moseley Braun becomes 1st African American woman to be elected to the Senate=1992 Janet Reno becomes the first woman to serve as Attorney General of the United States=1993 Eileen Collins becomes first woman Space Shuttle pilot=1995 Madeleine Albright is the 1st woman Secretary of State, the highest ranking member of the Cabinet=1997 Eileen Collins becomes first woman Space Shuttle commander=1999 Nancy Pelosi is the first woman Speaker of the House=2007 Kathryn Bigelow becomes the first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director=2009 Janet Yellen becomes the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve=2014 Hillary Clinton is the first woman nominated for president by a major U.S. political party=2016 Nevada becomes the 36th of 38 states required to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment proposing equal rights for women=2017