Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.
Axel Axgil - & Eigil Axgil - were Danish gay activists & a longtime couple. In they were the first gay couple to enter a registered partnership - They adopted the surname, Axgil, a combination of their given names, to express their commitment.
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Myrtle Corbin, the Four-Legged Woman Myrtle's extra legs belonged to her dipygus twin sister. Myrtle worked for P. Barnum and Ringling Bros and often dressed her extra feet in shoes and stockings. Myrtle later married a doctor and had five children.