• Liberty Cornerstone

    Liberty Cornerstone

    So much can happen once we set our minds to it. This iconic statue was once a dream in the mind of Edouard de Laboulaye, a French professor, political philosopher and anti-slavery activist. Eifell and Bartholdi designed and built it, but the US had to pay for the cornerstone and the rest of the pedestal. […]

  • Harriet Quimby first woman pilot

    Harriet Quimby first woman pilot

    Harriet Quimby (May 11, 1875 – July 1, 1912) was an American pioneering aviator, journalist, and film screenwriter. In 1911, she became the first woman in the United States to receive a pilot certificate issued to her by the Aero Club of America.[1] In 1912, she became the first woman to fly across the English […]

  • Open Heart Surgery

    Open Heart Surgery

    July 9, 1893: The first open heart surgery was performed in the United States without anesthesia by Daniel Hale Williams. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/July_9

  • China Taiwan Flight

    China Taiwan Flight

    4 July 2008. After six decades, the first direct flight that was to become a regular occurrence took place between China and Taiwan. Taiwan and China broke political ties in 1949 when the two took on separate governments. The regular flights were expected to boost tourism in both countries. https://www.thepeoplehistory.com/july4th.html

  • Canada’s First Women

    Canada’s First Women

    25 Jun 1993. Kim Campbell is sworn in as Canada’s first female prime minister. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_25

  • Million Dollar Woman

    Million Dollar Woman

    24 Jun 1916. Mary Pickford was the first female film star to sign a million-dollar contract.

  • Human Rights

    Human Rights

    18 Jun 1948. The United Nations commission on human rights adopts its Universal Declaration of Human Rights. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Declaration_of_Human_Rights

  • Women Fly The Atlantic

    Women Fly The Atlantic

    17 Jun 1928. Amelia Earhart began the flight in Newfoundland making her the first woman to successfully fly solo across the Atlantic ocean. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Earhart

  • 14th Ammendment

    14th Ammendment

    13 Jun 18566: The 14th amendment was passed by the US congress. It granted citizenship and protected the civil liberties of recently freed slaves.

  • Marriage

    Marriage

    State laws that prohibited interracial marriage were ruled unconstitutional by the US Supreme court. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interracial_marriage_in_the_United_States