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Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (May 10, 1900 – December 7, 1979) was an English-American astronomer who in 1925 was first to show that the Sun is mainly composed of hydrogen, contradicting accepted wisdom at the time.

Since her death in the textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.

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Patti McGee was the 1965 Woman’s first National Skateboard Champion, Santa Monica.there ya go girls McGee was also the first female pro skateboarder.

Women in Pants  |  Seamwork Magazine || In 1938 Helen Hulick, a kindergarten teacher, arrived at a Los Angeles, California courtroom wearing pants. She was to testify in a burglary trial. The judge, infuriated by her choice of ensemble, sent her home, demanding she return in five days in a skirt. Hulick responded, “You tell the judge I will stand on my rights. If he orders me to change into a dress I won’t do it. I like slacks. They’re comfortable."

Kindergarten teacher, Helen Hulick a witness to a burglary, was given a five-day sentence and sent to jail for contempt for wearing pants to give her courtroom testimony.

19 Apr 1967, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA — Trainer Jock Semple — in street clothes — enters the field of runners (left) to try to pull Kathy Switzer (261) out of the race. Male runners move in to form a protective curtain around female track hopeful until the protesting trainer is finally wedged out of the race

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.

WASPs- The Women Fliers of World War Two

Bomber Girls — The Women Flyers of World War Two

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

Simone Veil, devant l’hémicycle, le 26 novembre 1974défendant la loi pour la liberté de l'avortement.

Petite histoire du sexisme à l’Assemblée

[Homage] TPH wants to pay tribute to Simone Veil who did so much for french politics. Her law regarding abortion was one of the most important law for the r

historicaltimes: ““The Kiss of Life”: A utility worker, J.D. Thompson, giving mouth-to-mouth to co-worker Randall G. Champion after he contacted a high voltage wire -Full details in comments- cobb__salad: ““ This photo shows two power linemen,...

historicaltimes: ““The Kiss of Life”: A utility worker, J. Thompson, giving mouth-to-mouth to co-worker Randall G. Champion after he contacted a high voltage wire -Full details in comments- cobb__salad: ““ This photo shows two power linemen,.

Female firefighters at Pearl Harbor (1941).

Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.

Peggy Oki, the only female member of the legendary Zephyr skating team.

Peggy Oki was a member of the Zephyr skate team, one of the famous Z-Boys (like from Lords of Dogtown!

Diario de una pasión (The Notebook) 2004. Ryan Gosling y Rachel McAdams

34 Lessons "The Notebook" Taught Us About Love

Diario de una pasión (The Notebook) 2004. Ryan Gosling y Rachel McAdams

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