First Female Jet Plane Pilot

Maria Atanassova (Marija Georgieva Atanassowa) of Bulgaria, Russia was hired by Continue reading

Sculptor, Properzia de Rossi

Female Renaissance sculptor, Properzia de Rossi’s carved the bas-relief Joseph and Potiphar's Wife in 1520. Continue reading

First Female Golf Tournament

Women's golf tournament was first held at Royal Lytham, England on June 13, 1893. Continue reading

Olympic Gold Medal Awarded to Female Hurdler

Moroccan hurdler, Nawal El Moutawakel was the first black African woman athlete to win an Olympic gold medal Continue reading

Mary Queen of Scots Plays Golf

Mary, Queen of Scots caused an uproar as the first woman to play golf in 1567, Continue reading

Countess Ermesinde Rules Luxembourg

Countess Ermesinde was the first female ruler of Luxembourg from 1226 to 1237. Continue reading

Kansas Elects First Female Mayor

Susanna Madora Salter was elected the first female mayor of Argonia, KS, USA on April 4, 1887. Continue reading

Women Traders at London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange first allowed women on the trading floor in 1973. Continue reading

First Manufactured Female Condom

Female Health Company, of Chicago, IL, USA manufactured Reality, the first female worn condom that was sold in a soft plastic pouch, in 1993. Continue reading

Woman Smoking in Cigarette Ad

A woman smoking appear in a cigarette ad in the Southern Tobacco Journal, Richmond, VA, USA, in 1897. It was scandalous for the time period. Continue reading