"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.
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!
In 2004, 84-year-old Kenyan KIMANI NGA MARUGE became the oldest primary school pupil in the world. He said that the government's announcement of universal and free elementary education in 2003 prompted him to enroll. A year later, he was elected head boy of his school. In September 2005, Maruge boarded a plane for the first time in his life, and headed to New York City to address the UN Millennium Development Summit on the importance of free primary education.
As Prime Minister, Golda Meir was asked to place a curfew on women to end a series of rapes. However, she refused, saying...- "But it is the men who are attacking the women. If there is to be a curfew, let the men stay at home."
Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque or obituaries mention her greatest discovery…Everyone knows Charles Darwin discovered evolution and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.
Komako Kimura, a prominent Japanese suffragist and actor, marches in solidarity with 20,000 suffragists on Fifth Avenue in demanding the right to vote, New York City, New York, United States, 1917, photographer unknown.