Freethought Almanac

Lighting a candle in toxic air.
2014-03-18
March 18: Marilla Marks Ricker

“The greatest danger which confronts our nation today is not political but religious,” said Ricker. “You cannot have free schools, free speech and a free press where the mind is not free.”

Read More
2011-06-04
June 4: Religion and Women's Rights

Churches sometimes end up on the wining side after the battle has been won by Freethinkers!

Read More
2011-05-15
May 15: Votes for Women

A husband could beat his wife, or sell her, take all her property and her children. Down to the 19th century, women were denied the vote because the law specified only men.

Read More
2011-02-15
February 15: Susan B. Anthony

"I was born a heretic," Anthony said. "I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows."

Read More
2010-12-13
December 13: William Lloyd Garrison

"All Christendom professes to receive the Bible as the word of God, and what does it avail?"

Read More

Ronald Bruce Meyer

Our Fearless Leader.


Daily Almanac

October 19: Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt (1784) It was on this date, October 19, 1784, that English writer James Leigh Hunt was born in Southgate, Middlesex. His father was a clergyman, but got into financial difficulties and ended up in a debtor's prison, leaving Leigh Hunt in the care of his mother. Early on, Hunt developed a twin passion […]



Daily Almanac

Coming soon!

Follow me on twitter

@ 2020 Free Thought Almanac