In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.
James (Stocky) Edwards of Battleford, Saskatchewan followed the usual steps in his pilot training through the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan – from Regina, to Edmonton, and then to Yorkton where he received his wings in June 1941, in the photo shown here. He later became a highly-decorated fighter pilot.
US website where students can learn facts, get ideas for activities, and take interactive quizzes on the American Revolution. This picture, for instance, shows a timeline of significant events leading up to and during the Revolution.
This is one of the most famous photographs from the Second World War. Apparently the nurse slapped the soldier immediately after. The event was the celebration of the end of the war and it was taken in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt. New York 1945