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In 1915, the U.S. House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives re­jected, 204-174, a pro­posed con­sti­tu­tional amend­ment to give women na­tion­wide the right to vote.

In 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Sipuel v. Board of Re­gents of Uni­ver­sity of Ok­la­homa, unan­i­mously ruled that state law schools could not dis­crim­i­nate against ap­pli­cants on the ba­sis of race.

In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. founded Mo­town Records (orig­i­nally Tamla Records) in Detroit.

In 1971, the ground­break­ing sit­u­a­tion com­edy “All in the Fam­ily” pre­miered on CBS tele­vi­sion.

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