Born this day in 1940, Shirley "Cha Cha" Muldowney, drag racer and the first woman to be a Top Fuel champ. Known as the First Lady of Drag Racing, Muldowney broken through the gender wall, of a all male sport. She is still racing today!
On this day in 1893, Lizzie Bordon was acquitted of murdering her parents with an ax.
But, the little children's rhythm:
"Lizzie Borden took an ax gave her mother 40 whacks, when she saw what she had done gave her father 41!"
Ahhh, but oral history condemns her forever.
On this day in 1963,Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space returns to Earth.