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An accidental martyr? The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Because we owe these women so much more than most people remember

"Bobbi Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race." The police ran after her and tried to arrest her. Women were not considered strong enough to run the marathon.

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Man who claimed to be sailor in WWII 'kiss' photo dies

My favorite Kiss. Classic moment and time in History. The best part is that the sailor didn't know the woman he is kissing in this picture. Watched a Informational show where they found the man and woman that had kisses. The mans future wife is in the background. It was their first date. Pretty cool story!

Life Magazine - Women's Liberation Do you remember the day we decided we were tired of skirts, and showed up at school en masse wearing blue jeans?

Maria Tallchief, first Native American to become prima ballerina. From 1942 to 1947 she danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, but she is even better known for her time with the New York City Ballet, from its founding in 1947 through 1965. C/o Julie M.

Jessie Tarbox Beals (1870–1942). Pioneer of photojournalism, first woman photographer hired on a newspaper staff.

In 1880 New York City removed an average of 41 horse carcasses a day from its city streets. The following picture, taken in the early 1900s, shows children playing in the street right next to a dead horse.

Zelda Wynn Valdes: First Black Fashion designer and customer. Valdes (1905 – 2001) opened her own shop on Broadway in New York City in 1948. Some of her clients included other notable black women of her era, including Dorothy Dandridge, Marian Anderson, and Joyce Bryant. She is also most famous for designing the original costumes for the Playboy Bunnies and the Dance Theater of Harlem.

The "Great White Hurricane" of March 1888. More than 20" of snow fell on New York City, paralyzing the city for days and spurring the creation of an underground subway system.