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Top 10 Women in Mathematics History
She was the first woman appointed a university professor of mathematics, though ... The 100 Most Important Women in History, According to One of Our Writers ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/sciencemath1/tp/aatpmathwomen.htm
History of Women's Basketball in America (1891-Present)
first women's basketball team organized by Senda Berenson at Smith College, adapting Naismith's rules to emphasize cooperation, with three zones and six ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/basketball/a/timeline.htm
Important Women in Psychology History - About.com
When you read many introductions to psychology history, one of the first things you may notice is the fact that there are relatively few women mentioned.
http://psychology.about.com/od/womeninpsychology/tp/important-women-in-psychology-history.htm
Amelia Earhart - 20th Century History - About.com
As a pilot, Amelia Earhart set many world flying records. She became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and the first person to make a solo flight ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/people/a/Amelia-Earhart.htm
Women in Aviation - Timeline - Pilots - Women's History - About.com
A Chronology of Women Pilots and Women's Flight History. By Jone Johnson ... 1784 - Elisabeth Thible becomes the first woman to fly - in a hot air balloon.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aviationpilots/a/av_timeline.htm
Top 100 Women of History - How Many Do You Recognize?
A list of the top 100 women of history on the web, arranged in sequence of their ... Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman in the world to graduate from medical ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/lists/tp/top_100_women.htm
Famous Women Scientists - List of More Than 80 - Women's History
Famous women scientists through the ages - how many do you know? ... first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, first person to win Nobel Prizes in two ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/airspacesciencemath/tp/Famous-Women-Scientists.htm
Women Candidates for President of the United ... - Women's History
What woman ran for US president first? And which women have run since? Find a list of the female candidates for US president here.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/publicofficials/tp/ran_for_president.htm
Gymnastics: Greatest Moments in Olympic History
The Greatest Moments in Olympic Gymnastics History .... She became a media sensation overnight and was the first woman ever to be featured on a Wheaties ...
http://gymnastics.about.com/od/majorcompetitions/tp/greatestmoments.htm
100 Most Important Women in World History
As I think about who I'd put into my own Top 100 list of women important to world history, the women in the list below would at least make it to my first draft list.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/biographies/a/top_100_world.htm
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