Profession: Eagle Forum President
Why Famous: Known for her staunch social and political conservatism, her opposition to modern feminism and for her campaign against the proposed Equal Rights Amendment.
- 1949-10-20 Constitutional lawyer Phyllis Schlafly (25) weds attorney John Fred Schlafly, Jr.
- 1972-03-22 Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified)
- 1982-06-24 Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat
- 1982-06-30 Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails 3 states short of ratification