Hedy Lamarr invented "frequency hopping" technology, which was put to use in a secret communications system and in radio-controlled torpedoes in WWII, which in turn laid the foundations for future technological developments such as Wi-Fi and GPS.
EV 1808 - John F. Kennedy, Jr. salutes as his father''s coffin is taken to St. Matthew''s Cathedral in Washington, D.C., December 18, 1963
Golda Meir Once called "the only man in the Cabinet," Golda Meir (born in Milwaukee, WI) was a formidable figure in Israeli politics. Tall, blunt and determined, she fervently devoted her life to the service of the Jewish state she helped found.
On June Sally Ride became the first American woman to orbit Earth when she flew aboard Space Shuttle Challenger. Ride, who was an astrophysicist, flew on another shuttle mission in She later became a professor of physics.
Sally Ride~ American Woman in Space~"Sally Kristen Ride (born May is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. Ride joined NASA in and in 1983 became the first American woman—and then-youngest American, at enter space.