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Significant Dates

March 1, 1692:  The Salem Witch Trials: The Salem Witch Trials begin when Tituba, a Caribbean slave; Sarah Good, a homeless beggar; and Sarah Osborne, an elderly impoverished woman are brought before the local magistrates.

A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials | Smithsonian: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/a-brief-history-of-the-salem-witch-trials-175162489/

March 2, 1903: The Martha Washington Hotel: The Martha Washington Hotel opens becoming the first hotel exclusively for [Middle Class] women.

The Street and the City Blog: https://thestreetandthecityul.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/march-2-1903-the-martha-washington-hotel-opens-in-manhattan-new-york-the-first-hotel-exclusively-for-middle-class-women/

March 3, 1913: Suffrage Parade: The suffrage parade in Washington, DC draws thousands of people. It is organized by a committee led by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. The parade is led by Inez Mulholland on a white horse

The Original Women’s March on Washington and the Suffragists Who Paved the Way | Smithsonian: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/original-womens-march-washington-and-suffragists-who-paved-way-180961869/

March 8: International Women’s Day: In 1909 The first National Woman’s Day was observed in the United States on 28 February. The Socialist Party of America designated this day in honour of the 1908 garment workers’ strike in New York, where women protested against working conditions.

International Women’s Day | United Nations: http://www.un.org/en/events/womensday/history.shtml

March 9: Barbie: Barbie makes her debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York. This is the official birthday of Barbie.

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