Prior to World War I, sharpshooter Annie Oakley was touring Europe. By his request, she knocked the ash from a cigarette being held by German Emperor, Kaiser Wilhelm II. When World War I broke out, she wrote to him and requested a second shot.
Mozart had a sister, Maria Anna, who was just as talented as he was. She was forced to stop playing and composing professionally at the age of 18 because she was a woman.
During the American Civil War, a woman named Sarah Edmonds acted as a Union spy. During the war, she operated under at least three different aliases, stole valuable information for the North, and even killed several Confederate spies in hand-to-hand combat.
When she was cast as Lieutenant Uhura in the original Star Trek series, Nichelle Nichols became the first Black woman ever on television to portray a character other than a slave or a servant.
Women make better fighter pilots than men because the female body is better suited to handle g-force and less likely to lose consciousness during flight.
There is a vigilante group of women in India whose mission includes beating up abusive husbands.
Hypatia, the first well known woman mathematician, was murdered by a mob of Christians who ripped off her skin with sharp tiles and seashells.
The first female American soldier was Deborah Sampson, who enlisted using her dead brother’s name to fight in the Revolutionary War where she was wounded; she cut a musket ball out of her own leg to avoid doctors finding out she was a woman.
The first woman to earn a PhD in Computer Science in the United States also earned a Masters degree in Mathematics and Physics, helped develop computer programming languages, AND she was a Catholic nun.
When a woman runs or walks, her breasts don’t just bounce up and down, but in a figure-8 pattern.