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June 4, 1919 Congress passed the 19th amendment.
June 16, 1919 Ohio became the 6th state to ratify the 19th amendment.
August 18, 1920 Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th amendment, meeting the 3/4 threshold necessary for adoption.
August 26, 1920 The 19th amendment was adopted into law by the US Secretary of State.
March 22, 1984 Mississippi becomes the 48th (and final) state to ratify the 19th amendment, having first rejected the amendment on March 29, 1920.