December 1 1955, Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat for a white passenger, leading to her arrest and sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. For many, this day was a symbolic start for the civil rights movement.
Blanche Barrow, member of Bonnie and Clyde's gang, at the moment of her capture in August, 1933. Blanche was the only member of the gang to survive their exploits, dying in 1988. She weighed only 81 pounds when she was captured.