Lou Xiaoying has been praised in China for saving more than 30 abandoned babies over the years
Dr. Sally K. Ride, 1951-2012. Statement from NASA: "Sally Ride broke barriers with grace and professionalism – and literally changed the face of America’s space program. The nation has lost one of its finest leaders, teachers and explorers. Our thoughts and prayers are with Sally’s family and the many she inspired. She will be missed, but her star will always shine brightly." san diego, american woman, salli ride, capes, rocket, star, ceilings, stem, space shuttle
R.I.P. Sally Ride : the first American woman in space
Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on March 21, 1856, Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1873. Over the next four years he overcame harassment, isolation, and insults to become West Point’s first African American graduate and the first African American commissioned officer in the regular U.S. Army. histori, african americans, militari academi, west point, american graduat, africanamerican, flipper, black, military
Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on March 21, 1856, Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1873. Over the next four years he overcame harassment, isolation, and insults to become West Point’s first African American graduate and the first African American commissioned officer in the regular U.S. Army.
The beautiful & talented Lena Horne 1940s
Elizabeth Blackwell - first female doctor in the United States
Anne Frank: "The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be." peopl, histori, hero, ana frank, inspir, frank 1934, anne frank, photo, ann frank
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Annie Oakley, with a gun Buffalo Bill gave her. (Photo c. 1922).
Shared moment: The President and his wife allow the crowd to see inside their relationship
Winston Churchill--slim, young, and no cigar. ( in his officer’s uniform, age 21, 1895.)
Get at least eight hours of beauty sleep. Nine if you're ugly." —Betty White
Meet Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher of North Carolina. They have been married 85 years (86 in May) and hold the Guinness World Record for the longest marriage of a living couple and get this…. Zelmyra is 101 years old and Herbert is 104. --------- My heart just exploded!! god, guinness, engagement photos, 86 year, world records, marriage, relationships, live coupl, north carolina
Meet Herbert & Zelmyra Fisher of N. Carolina. Married 86 yrs, they hold the Guinness World Record for longest marriage of a living couple.VsV.
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, but ran away to Philadelphia at the age of 17. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Benjamin was an author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman and diplomat. He served as President of Pennsylvania from October 18,1785-November 5,1788 liberty, founding fathers, american histori, ben franklin, 19th century, american revolut, benfranklin, people, benjamin franklin
The true American renaissance man
Early photograph of Lincoln from 1846-47.
None other than the Beatles.