1944: John Farnsworth covered in kisses by famous pinups and actresses (L to R : Lynne Baggett , Dolores Moran , Barbara Hale ,Ginger Rogers, Gloria DeHaven , Chilli Williams and Jinx Falkenburg).

1944: John Farnsworth covered in kisses by famous pinups and actresses (L to R : Lynne Baggett , Dolores Moran , Barbara Hale ,Ginger Rogers, Gloria DeHaven , Chilli Williams and Jinx Falkenburg).

An 8 year-old coal miner in Utah or Colorado, USA, in the early 1900's

An 8 year-old coal miner in Utah or Colorado, USA, in the early 1900's

Same place, different time. This speaks 1,000 words.

Same place, different time.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

106 year old Armenian woman guarding her house with an Ak-47.  In the village of Degh, near the border of Azerbaijan.

106 year old Armenian woman guarding her house with an Ak-47. In the village of Degh, near the border of Azerbaijan.

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