Eleanor Roosevelt Timeline
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Eleanor Roosevelt is born; October 11, 1884.
Appointed as a delegate to the United Nations General Assembly; 1946.
First publication of her newspaper column "My Day"; December 30, 1935.
Joins the National Consumers' League, becoming a life-long supporter; 1903.
Becomes First Lady of the United States; March 4, 1933.
Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; December 10, 1948.
Appointed chair of Presidential Commission on the Status of Women; 1961.
Marries Franklin D. Roosevelt; March 17, 1905.
Helps establish the League of Women Voters; 1920.
Joins the Women's Division of the New York Democratic Party; 1923.
Volunteers at the Red Cross; 1917.
Co-Chairs the Office of Civilian Defense; 1941.
Arranges Marian Anderson's Lincoln Memorial Concert; 1939.
Ratification of the 19th Amendment; August 26, 1920.
WWI begins; July 28, 1914.
Franklin D. Roosevelt elected as POTUS; November 8, 1932.
Black Thursday; Oct 29, 1929.
First New Deal; 1933.
Invasion of Poland (WWII begins); Sep 1, 1939
Social Security Act passed; August 15, 1935.
FDR dies/ Truman becomes POTUS; August 12, 1935,
WWII ends; September 2, 1945.
Cold War begins; ≈ 1947
Russo-Japanese War; 1904.
Korean War; 1950.
Vietnam War; 1955.
Spanish-American War; 1898.
Panic of 1983; 1983.
Launch of Sputnik 1; 1957.
Berlin Conference; 1884.
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