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25.7.1984 Soviet aviator, flight engineer & cosmonaut Svetlana Savistskaya became the 1st woman to walk in space conducting an #EVA outside the Salyut 7 space station #OTD & is still the only Russian woman to do a spacewalk #STEM  #WomenTrailblazers #HiddenWomen #WomensHistory https://t.co/cvLPlRQWgp

25.7.1984 Soviet aviator, flight engineer & cosmonaut Svetlana Savistskaya became the 1st woman to walk in space conducting an #EVA outside the Salyut 7 space station #OTD & is still the only Russian woman to do a spacewalk #STEM #WomenTrailblazers #HiddenWomen #WomensHistory https://t.co/cvLPlRQWgp

25.7.1956 Born #OTD American chemical engineer Frances Arnold. The Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering & Biochemistry at CIT, in 2018 she was jointly awarded the #NobelPrize in #Chemistry only the 5th woman so honoured #STEM #HiddenWomen #WomensHistory https://t.co/fZMwL3rjNN

25.7.1956 Born #OTD American chemical engineer Frances Arnold. The Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering & Biochemistry at CIT, in 2018 she was jointly awarded the #NobelPrize in #Chemistry only the 5th woman so honoured #STEM #HiddenWomen #WomensHistory https://t.co/fZMwL3rjNN

25.7.1920 Born #OTD English chemist & X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin. Her X-ray diffraction pattern of #DNA suggesting it was a double helix is considered the major contributor in its discovery #STEM #WomenInSTEM #WomenScientists #HiddenWomen #WomensHistory https://t.co/BwuodYSbSc

25.7.1920 Born #OTD English chemist & X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin. Her X-ray diffraction pattern of #DNA suggesting it was a double helix is considered the major contributor in its discovery #STEM #WomenInSTEM #WomenScientists #HiddenWomen #WomensHistory https://t.co/BwuodYSbSc

7/24/1900 — b. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, American author, ballerina, artist. A 1920’s icon; wrote novels, short stories, poems & articles. Published in many magazines; semi-autobio novel, “Save Me the Waltz” (1932). The wife of famous author, F. Scott Fitzgerald #womenshistory #OTD https://t.co/KNhHxQP8e5

7/24/1900 — b. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, American author, ballerina, artist. A 1920’s icon; wrote novels, short stories, poems & articles. Published in many magazines; semi-autobio novel, “Save Me the Waltz” (1932). The wife of famous author, F. Scott Fitzgerald #womenshistory #OTD https://t.co/KNhHxQP8e5

I saw this beautiful statue today in Valley Forge.
Inscribed: ‘To the mothers of the nation and in memory of Henrietta Heckscher died in childbirth June 11 , 1912’
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#herstory #statues #womenshistory #motherhood https://t.co/WFOE1KwxI7
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I saw this beautiful statue today in Valley Forge. Inscribed: ‘To the mothers of the nation and in memory of Henrietta Heckscher died in childbirth June 11 , 1912’ . My heart 💔 . #herstory #statues #womenshistory #motherhood https://t.co/WFOE1KwxI7

7/24/1890 — b. Selma Stern-Täubler, Germany archivist, author. Founder and director of one of the world’s largest historical collections documenting the American Jewish experience, the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati, Ohio (1941-60) #womenshistory #OTD https://t.co/y1nhB0Dorf

7/24/1890 — b. Selma Stern-Täubler, Germany archivist, author. Founder and director of one of the world’s largest historical collections documenting the American Jewish experience, the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati, Ohio (1941-60) #womenshistory #OTD https://t.co/y1nhB0Dorf

7/24/1868 — Marie Goegg, Swiss feminist and suffragist, founds the first continental feminist association concerned exclusively with women's rights and peace, the Association Internationale des Femmes, in Geneva, Switzerland #womenshistory #feminist https://t.co/HloGITx079

7/24/1868 — Marie Goegg, Swiss feminist and suffragist, founds the first continental feminist association concerned exclusively with women's rights and peace, the Association Internationale des Femmes, in Geneva, Switzerland #womenshistory #feminist https://t.co/HloGITx079

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7/24/1897 — b. Amelia Earhart, American aviator, author. The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, set several records. Co-founder of the female pilots’ org, The Ninety-Nines. Died attempting to circumnavigate the globe in a plane (1937) #womenshistory #WomenInSTEM https://t.co/MjjoxkvKxD

7/24/1897 — b. Amelia Earhart, American aviator, author. The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, set several records. Co-founder of the female pilots’ org, The Ninety-Nines. Died attempting to circumnavigate the globe in a plane (1937) #womenshistory #WomenInSTEM https://t.co/MjjoxkvKxD

“She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn’t boring.” Zelda Fitzgerald, Author, born 7-24-1900

✏️ #Illustration https://t.co/KBzryZtqLA by Maria Fadeeva (@May_MFadeeva)

#Humanity #Society #WomensHistory #World https://t.co/B4ViSjFlKN

“She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn’t boring.” Zelda Fitzgerald, Author, born 7-24-1900 ✏️ #Illustration https://t.co/KBzryZtqLA by Maria Fadeeva (@May_MFadeeva) #Humanity #Society #WomensHistory #World https://t.co/B4ViSjFlKN

2) She was locked in a room awaiting electroshock therapy when a fire engulfed the Highland Hospital killing her and eight other women. Tonight Katie and Allie will celebrate her birthday with @hashtaghistory_podcast -  live show 
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#herstory #womenshistory #todayinhistory https://t.co/wJ9Ra9vs4b
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2) She was locked in a room awaiting electroshock therapy when a fire engulfed the Highland Hospital killing her and eight other women. Tonight Katie and Allie will celebrate her birthday with @hashtaghistory_podcast - live show . . #herstory #womenshistory #todayinhistory https://t.co/wJ9Ra9vs4b

On July 23, 1880, U.S. #Army #NurseCorp #nurse Susie Almer was born in Helena, #Arkansas.  In May 1918, she was working as "Chief Nurse" at Base Hospital No. 21, near Rouen, France. #history #localhistory #womenshistory #militaryhistory #ww1 #armynurse https://t.co/7mQ5sN8FpM

On July 23, 1880, U.S. #Army #NurseCorp #nurse Susie Almer was born in Helena, #Arkansas. In May 1918, she was working as "Chief Nurse" at Base Hospital No. 21, near Rouen, France. #history #localhistory #womenshistory #militaryhistory #ww1 #armynurse https://t.co/7mQ5sN8FpM

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial at Occoquan, honoring the #suffrage movement #NWP #womenshistory #sschat https://t.co/363ZsAujRm
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Turning Point Suffragist Memorial at Occoquan, honoring the #suffrage movement #NWP #womenshistory #sschat https://t.co/363ZsAujRm

“The more one does and sees and feels … the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like #home, and #love, and understanding #companionship.” Amelia Earhart, born 7-24-1802

📷 Her pilot license (1927) » https://t.co/stpgVGHVJ4

#Humanity #WomensHistory https://t.co/AOyy9rBf5V

“The more one does and sees and feels … the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like #home, and #love, and understanding #companionship.” Amelia Earhart, born 7-24-1802 📷 Her pilot license (1927) » https://t.co/stpgVGHVJ4 #Humanity #WomensHistory https://t.co/AOyy9rBf5V

Another wonderful #Georgian woman #WomensHistory The vibrant portrait of ‘Betsy’ Bligh – wife of Captain Bligh of the Bounty – Museum Crush https://t.co/qk7T3tmDjv

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#otd in 1917, Mata Hari's was put on trial for being a spy. She was pronounced guilty and sentenced to death. Her story is just one mentioned in our 2-part podcast on female #spies- https://t.co/SN2C7UsFYx #womenshistory #WW1

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My books on #GeorgianHistory still available in print or ebooks. You can look inside on #Amazon then buy from #bookshops who pay taxes. Or if you still have a library that can afford books, ask them to order. #WomensHistory #CuriosityCabinets #ScienceHistory #ColonialHistory https://t.co/WBKpiBxNbp

My books on #GeorgianHistory still available in print or ebooks. You can look inside on #Amazon then buy from #bookshops who pay taxes. Or if you still have a library that can afford books, ask them to order. #WomensHistory #CuriosityCabinets #ScienceHistory #ColonialHistory https://t.co/WBKpiBxNbp

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Patriarchy got you down? Do an Earhart and soar above the haters. 🛩️

Happy Birthday to Amelia Earhart, a pilot who helped pave the way for women to take to the skies.

#HappyBirthday #AmeliaEarhart #FemalePilot #Herstory #Herstorian #WomenInHistory #WomensHistory #OTD https://t.co/lyoheFJscV

Patriarchy got you down? Do an Earhart and soar above the haters. 🛩️ Happy Birthday to Amelia Earhart, a pilot who helped pave the way for women to take to the skies. #HappyBirthday #AmeliaEarhart #FemalePilot #Herstory #Herstorian #WomenInHistory #WomensHistory #OTD https://t.co/lyoheFJscV

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