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Born in Corning, New York

September 14, 1879

Death of Mother caused by childbirth

1898

Married William Sanger

1902

Working as a nurse with women who used home abortion techniques

1912

started providing women with 'birth control' (contraceptives)

1914

Arrested for opening a birth control clinic

1916

Founded the American Birth Control League (later Planned Parenthood)

1921

First oral contraceptive available to the market

1960

Repealment of Comstock Laws

1965

(which made contraceptives illegal)

Death in Tucson, Arizona

1966