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stories-yet-to-be-written: 52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever (Via Distractify) 1. Kathrine Switzer becomes the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, despite attempts by the marathon organizer to stop her. [1967] 2. Sarla Thakral, 21 years old, the first Indian woman to earn a pilot license. [1936] 3. A Swedish woman hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. [1985] 4. Voting activist Annie Lumpkins at the Little Rock city jail. [1961] 5. Komako Kimura, a prominent Japanese suffragist at a march in New York. [October 23, 1917] 6. Anna Fisher, “the first mother in space” [1980s] 7. A woman suffrage activist protesting after “The Night of Terror.” 33 suffrage activists had been arrested for ‘obstructing traffic’ and were badly beaten by prison guards. [1917] 8. Jeanne Manford marches with her gay son during a Pride Parade. [1972] 9. Aviator Amelia Earhart after becoming the first woman to fly an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean. [1928] 10. Afghan women studying medicine. [1962] For more, click here
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