1920 – The 19th amendment to the Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote (More info)

1939 – The first televised Major League Baseball game is broadcast (More info)

1970 – Feminist Betty Friedan leads the nationwide Women’s Strike for Equality (More info)

1974 – Famed aviator Charles Lindbergh dies at the age of 72 (More info)

1978 – Pope John Paul I is elected Pope during the Papal conclave (More info)