Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Rita Levi-Montalcini, who has died aged was the joint winner of the 1986 Nobel prize for physiology and medicine. She opened up a huge new area of research into all aspects of normal and abnormal growth, including cancer.
Daisy May Bates by Moore's Studio, She lived in the Australian Outback and was called the White Grandmother by the aboriginal people. She served as friend to them, and recorded volumes of their langauge and dialects.
Sarah Frances "Fanny" Durack October 1889 – 20 March was an Australian swimmer. From 1910 until 1918 she was the world's greatest female swimmer of all distances from freestyle sprints to the mile marathon.
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English novelist Jane Austen, shown here in an original family portrait, was born in December of Pride and Prejudice, Austen's most widely-read novel, was first published on January (Hulton Archive/Getty Images).
Sister Elizabeth Kenny - She was an unaccredited Australian nurse who promoted a new approach to the treatment of poliomyelitis. Kenny's principles of muscle rehabilitation became the foundation of physical therapy, or physiotherapy.