In the National Geographic Society didn't admit women, so Harriet Chalmers Adams, adventurer and female badass, founded the Society of Woman Geographers. She was regarded as the foremost woman explorer of her time.
Known by her pen name "Nellie Bly", Elizabeth Cochran Seaman became famous when news spread about her record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days. She was a pioneer in her field and launched a new kind of investigative journalism.
Four pilots leaving their plane, "Pistol Packin' Mama" at the four-engine school at Lockbourne AAF, Ohio, during WASP ferry training Flying Fortress. "Pistol Packin Mama" was a AF assigned to the BG flying out of Italy during
Selma Lagerlöf first female to win the Nobel prize and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils). Selma Lagerlöf was herself active as a speaker for the Woman's Suffrage.
Youngest girl to ever give birth, Lina Medina. She was 5 years, 7 months and 21 days old when she gave birth to a baby boy in The doctor is her son's namesake, Gerardo. It's still a mystery as to who impregnated her.
Angela Davis - Emerging as a nationally prominent activist and radical in the Angela Davis was not only a leader of the Community Party in the U., but she equally had close relations with the Black Panther Party.
Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE July 1919 – 11 January was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. On 29 May Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Mary Sherman Morgan (November 1921 – August was a U. rocket fuel scientist credited with the invention of the liquid fuel Hydyne in which powered the Jupiter-C rocket that boosted the United States' first satellite, Explorer