3 amazing women through history for Women's History Month

3 amazing women through history for Women's History Month

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3 amazing women through history for Women's History Month

March 1 marks the start of Women’s History month.

Here are three historic women who had births and achievements in the month for you (and your kids) to learn more about, via USA TODAY:

Jeannette Rankin was the first female member of Congress. Photo: Library of Congress

Jeannette Rankin was the first female member of Congress. Photo: Library of Congress.

March 4, 1917 – Jeannette Rankin, R-Mont., takes her seat as the first female member of Congress. Rankin was a life-long pacifist and opposed both World Wars while in office.

March 14, 1997 – Simone Biles is born. She becomes the most decorated American gymnast, winning four gold medals at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Sandra Day O'Connor faces reporters in Phoenix after being chosen by President Reagan to be the first woman on the U.S, Supreme Court. Mrs. O'Connor, a state appeals court judge, says this was "a momentous day" for her. Credit: The Arizona Republic

Sandra Day O’Connor faces reporters in Phoenix after being chosen by President Reagan to be the first woman on the U.S, Supreme Court. Mrs. O’Connor, a state appeals court judge, says this was “a momentous day” for her. Credit: The Arizona Republic

March 26, 1930 – Sandra Day O’Connor is born. She became the first female U.S. Supreme Court Justice in 1981.

See the complete list of 31 inspiring women and events here.

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