I put together this timeline. I picked out what interested me from many timelines that had to do with women.
New York passes a law prohibiting public gatherings by three or more enslaved Africans.
The colony of South Carolina limited the right of voting to free white Christian men.
The first fire escape was invented by a women named Anna Connelly.
The first medical syringe was invented by a woman named Letitia Geer.
The first car heater was invented by a women named Magaret A. Wilcox
NAACP founded with a number of women signing the call; Mary White Ovington became the first chairperson
May 17: In Brown v. Board of Education, Supreme Court ordered schools to desegregate "with all deliberate speed" — finds "separate but equal" public facilities to be unconstitutional.
Rosa Parks was arrested when she refused to give up a seat and move to the rear of the bus, triggering the Montgomery bus boycott.
Dr. Shirley Jackson was the first African American woman to recieve a PhD from MIT
DNA evidence was used to test the theory that Thomas Jefferson fathered the children of a woman he enslaved, Sally Hemings -- most concluded that the DNA and other evidence confirmed the theory