Dr. Ho Feng-Shan 何凤山 born San Francisco, California, USA) was a Chinese diplomat in Vienna who saved more than one thousand Jews, risking his own life and his career. He is known as "China’s Schindler.
Scientist Rosalind Franklin made the first clear X-ray images of DNA’s structure. Her work was described as the most beautiful X-ray photographs ever taken. Franklin’s ‘Photo 51’ informed Crick and Watson of DNA’s double helix structure for which they were awarded a Nobel Prize. Franklin died of ovarian cancer in 1958, aged 37, her contribution to DNA’s discovery story unacknowledged.
First Black women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920 These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols,
Sarah & Angelina Grimke, born to a slave-owning supreme-court judge in Charleston, they fled north, where their deep personal revulsion to slavery led them to become the first females to speak in public in the US. Quaker converts, abolitionists, crusaders for women's rights, then were reviled in the South and often ridiculed in the North. When they learned their brother Henry had children by a slave women, they brought them north and paid for their education. Amazing details at click.