Canadian Observance held on October 18.

Persons Day celebrates a 1929 legal victory in Alberta, under which five pioneering sufragettes won the right for women to be recognized as people (hence "persons" day) under the law. Prior to this, women's legal status in Canada was as a man's chattel.

The Famous Five who pressed the case, and won: Henrietta (Muir) Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy and Irene Parlby.

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