Profession: Women's Rights Activist
Why Famous: American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.
- 1840-05-01 Women's rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (24) weds fellow abolitionist Henry Brewster Stanton (34)
- 1848-07-19 1st US women's rights convention held in Seneca Falls NY, organised by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott
- 1869-01-20 Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before US Congress
- 1869-05-15 National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton