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SEPTEMBER 22

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American Business Women's Day
(Commemorates the founding of the American Business Women's Association: 09/22/1949)
Women Presidential Proclamation Bryan/College Station Charter Chapter American Business Women's Association
1880 Christabel Pankhurst (English Women's Suffragist) English Political and Social Leaders Women's Rights Women's Suffrage
1891 Alma Thomas (Georgia-born African-American Artist) Georgia Artists American Artists African-American Artists African American Registry
1925 Virginia Capers (South Carolina-born African-American Actress) South Carolina Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database African American Database
1939 Junko Tabei (Japanese Mountain Climber: First Woman to Climb Mount Everest) Japan Women Mount Everest
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1788 The Sauk and Fox Indians Grant Julien Dubuque, a French Trapper from Quebec, Permission to Mine for Lead in Present-Day Wisconsin French Explorers and Pioneers Wisconsin Dubuque, Iowa Native American Heritage Lead Wisconsin Historical Society
1862 President Lincoln Issues a Preliminary Version of the Emancipation Proclamation President Abraham Lincoln Slavery Emancipation Proclamation Library of Congress
1906 5 Days of Race Riots Break Out in Atlanta, GA Resulting in At Least 10 Black Deaths 1906 Atlanta Race Riots Racism Civil Rights/Human Rights African American Heritage
1949 Kansas City Business Leaders Form American Business Women's Association Missouri Women Presidential Proclamation American Business Women's Association
1959 African Americans Petition End Segregation of Jacksonville, FL Recreation Facilities Florida Golf Racism Civil Rights/Human Rights African American Heritage Florida State Historical Society
1968 Cesar Tovar Plays All Nine Positions in the Same Game for the Minnesota Twins Venezuelan Sports Figures Minnesota Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Latin American Sports Figures Minnesota Historical Society
1988 Canadian Government Apologizes for WWII Internment of Japanese-Canadians Canada World War II Asian-American Studies New York Times

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