Susan B Anthony's Birthday in the United States

Celebrated on February 15, Susan B Anthony Day marks the birthday of one of the United States' most prominent female civil rights leaders. It is a legal observance in some states.

The image of Susan B Anthony, who fought for women's rights.
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 legal observance in some states including California, Florida, New York and Wisconsin.

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
MonFeb 152010Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceNew York, Wisconsin
TueFeb 152011Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceFL, NY, WI
WedFeb 152012Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceFL, NY, WI
FriFeb 152013Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceFL, NY, WI
SatFeb 152014Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceCA, FL, NY, WI
SunFeb 152015Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceCA, FL, NY, WI
MonFeb 152016Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceCA, FL, NY, WI
WedFeb 152017Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceCA, FL, NY, WI
ThuFeb 152018Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceCA, FL, NY, WI
FriFeb 152019Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceCA, FL, NY, WI
SatFeb 152020Susan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceCA, FL, NY, WI

Quick Facts

Susan B Anthony Day is an national American observance that is legally recognized in some states.

Susan B Anthony's Birthday 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016 (local in California, Florida, New York, Wisconsin)

Susan B Anthony's Birthday 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 (local in California, Florida, New York, Wisconsin)

Name in other languages

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

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