Rochester Mayor Ted Denton on Wednesday issued a proclamation designating Aug. 26, 2020 as Women’s Equality Day in Rochester.

Aug. 26 is designated Women’s Equality Day by the U.S. Congress. It commemorates the certification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The amendment was adopted Aug. 18,1920 when Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify it.

— The Sentinel report

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