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Susan B Anthony's Birthday in United States

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Susan B Anthony Day is an American observance as well as a state holiday Florida.

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NameLanguage
Susan B Anthony's BirthdayEnglish
Natalicio de Susan B AnthonySpanish
סוזן ב אנתוני היוםHebrew
سوزان بي أنتوني يومArabic
수잔 B. 앤서니 일Korean
Susan B Anthony's BirthdayGerman

Susan B Anthony's Birthday 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014 – Observed date (local in Florida)
Saturday, February 15, 2014 (local in Florida)

Susan B Anthony's Birthday 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015 (local in Florida)
Monday, February 16, 2015 – Observed date (local in Florida)
List of dates for other years

Susan B Anthony Day commemorates the birthday of one of the United States' most prominant female civil rights leaders on February 15 each year. It is a state holiday Florida and observed by many communities in the U.S.

The image of Susan B Anthony, who fought for women's rights.

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Celebrate Susan B Anthony Day

Tributes are made in honor of Susan B Anthony's achievements on February 15. Memorial services are held at her grave in Rochester, New York, and in other places like Washington DC.

Public life

Susan B Anthony Day is a paid holiday for state employees in California, so government offices, educational institutions and many businesses are closed.

About Susan B Anthony

Susan Brownell Anthony is best known for promoting women's rights and starting up the women's suffrage in the United States. She was born in west Grove, Massachusetts, on February 15, 1820, and devoted most her life to anti-slavery and women's rights, including the right to vote. She died of heart disease and pneumonia in Rochester, New York, on March 13, 1920. In 1920, the "Anthony Amendment" was made to the U.S. constitution, which gave women the right to vote. She was the first American woman to have her likeness on a coin in the U.S.

Susan B Anthony's Birthday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
TueFeb 152011Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
WedFeb 152012Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
FriFeb 152013Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
FriFeb 142014Susan B Anthony's Birthday observedState holidayFlorida
SatFeb 152014Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
SunFeb 152015Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
MonFeb 162015Susan B Anthony's Birthday observedState holidayFlorida
MonFeb 152016Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
WedFeb 152017Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
ThuFeb 152018Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
FriFeb 152019Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
FriFeb 142020Susan B Anthony's Birthday observedState holidayFlorida
SatFeb 152020Susan B Anthony's BirthdayState holidayFlorida

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