The St. Marys Independent “This Day in History” Feature.

This Day in History – August 26TH

1920 – The 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote – The beginning of the American women’s rights movement is generally traced back to a convention held in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848 advertised as “a convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights…

This Day in History – August 19th

1839 – France presents Louis Daguerre’s invention, daguerreotype photography, as a free gift to the world – Born in France in 1787, Louis Daguerre grew up as an apprentice learning about cutting edge practices in art and architecture. Though he made important contributions to theatre, inventing the diorama theatre, which made us of mirrors and…