This is probably the only picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. She went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D. to take office.
iJacob Parrott was the first recipient of the Medal of Honor, 151 years ago today. Parrott was one of 22 men who infiltrated Confederate lines and hijacked a locomotive before being captured and imprisoned.
Dottie Kamenshek was called the best player in women's baseball and was once recruited to play for a men's professional team. (National Baseball Hall Of Fame Library) All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player.
Before American children pledged allegiance to the flag with the Bellamy salute. Worried that it might be confused with the Nazi's Roman salute, Congress changed the salute to placing a hand over the heart. Search Frances Bellamy or Bellamy salute
GRACE HOPPER (computer scientist, invented the first compiler which is a program that translates a computer language like Java into machine code, every single program and operating system computers use today was made possible by her first compiler)