Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world.
NASA introduced the Project Mercury astronauts to the world on April 9, 1959. Known as the Mercury Seven or Original Seven, they are (front row, left to right) Walter M. "Wally" Schirra Jr., Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, John H. Glenn Jr., M. Scott Carpenter, (back row) Alan B. Shepard Jr., Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom and L. Gordon Cooper, Jr. | Photo credit: NASA. AS of 10/10/13 only John Glenn is the last surviving member
Sir Arthur Rostron, KBE, RD, RNR (14 May 1869 – 4 Nov 1940) was a Cunard Line captain and was master of the liner RMS Carpathia when it rescued survivors of the Titanic which sank on 15 April 1912. Rostron won wide praise for his energetic efforts to reach Titanic before she sank, and for his efficient conduct of the rescue of the survivors. He was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal by the U.S. Congress, and after World War I was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the British…
Jyoti Singh Pandey: a medical student, gang-raped and murdered in India at the age of 23. Her father wants the world to know her real name and make the crime committed against her public. Please share.