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September 1, 1878: Emma Mills Nutt (second from left), eighteen, is hired by Alexander Graham Bell to be the first telephone operator.

September Emma Mills Nutt (second from left), eighteen, is hired by Alexander Graham Bell to be the first telephone operator.

Sept. 9, 1954: Marilyn Bell, sixteen, is the first person to make the 32-mile swim across Lake Ontario.

Marilyn Grace Bell Di Lascio - long distance swimmer, born October in Toronto, Ontario. She was the first person to swim across Lake Ontario and later swam the English Channel and Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte (June 17, 1865 - September 18, 1915) of Nebraska was the first American Indian woman to become a physician in the United States.

Susan La Flesche Picotte (June 1865 - September of Nebraska was the first American native woman to become a physician in the United States.

#DYK, in 1972, Katharine Graham became the 1st female Fortune500 CEO? She led the @WashingtonPost company.

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"When a man hits a target, they call him a marksman. When I hit a target, they call it a trick.

The Eureka Diamond

October Erasmus Jacobs, fifteen, discovers what he calls a “pretty pebble” on a bank of the Orange River near Hopetown, South Africa. The “pretty pebble” is later to be revealed as a gem that is called the Eureka Diamond (above).

1981: Ewa Laurance, seventeen, debuts on the Women’s Professional Billiard Association nine-ball tour. She has been called “the Leading Lady” of billiards.

Laurance, seventeen, debuts on the Women’s Professional Billiard Association nine-ball tour. She has been called “the Leading Lady” of billiards.

November 30, 1942: Ira H. Hayes, nineteen, graduates from Parachute Training School and receives his silver "jump wings." A full-blooded Pima Indian, he will be photographed with five others in Joe Rosenthal's iconic 1945 picture of Marines raising the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima.

November 30, 1942: Ira H. Hayes, nineteen, graduates from Parachute Training School and receives his silver "jump wings." A full-blooded Pima Indian, he will be photographed with five others in Joe Rosenthal's iconic 1945 picture of Marines raising the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima.

Vinnie Ream, sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Vinnie Ream was the first woman and the youngest artist (18) to ever receive a commission from the United States Government for a statue. She was an "Omnibus" child prodigy" with remarkable talent

Vinnie Ream was awarded the commission for the full-size Carrara marble statue of Lincoln by a vote of Congress on July when she was 18 years old.

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