There are many things that go around the world and if we cannot witness it, we can read or listen to the news via internet or t.v. However, in the past when people read the newspaper, where they would feed on the articles attached to the pictures. These are some of the pictures that have caused a commotion in the past and made headlines back then.
The first woman to run the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer is one of the influencing personalities and she showed courage and participated in the marathon even when women weren’t allowed to, back in 1967.
Jean Shrimpton wore a minidress during the races in Melbourne. This had caused a real furore among the guests as it was considered “too much” back in 1965.
The girls in Capetown wore these miniskirts back in 1965 while roaming around the neighbourhood. This was not at all supported, but thanks to them!
The first female tattoo artist, Maud Wagner had covered her whole body with tattoos back when tattoos were still considered a taboo. This picture was taken in 1907.
Right to vote
Back in 1906, Britsh women weren’t allowed to vote and so these women protested against it. The members of British women’s suffers movement struggled for the right to vote.
Yves Saint Laurent
Yves Saint Laurent was the first one to give the most male outfit that was a Tuxedo for women. Which is why his famous models weren’t allowed in the restaurants in pantsuits.
This picture was taken in 1957 when the Supreme Court of the United States decided it was illegal to separate children according to their race in schools.
The American film actress, Hedy Lamarr was also the inventor who cellular communication. She defied the stereotype of beautiful women not being smart enough for science.
Maria Teresa de Filippis
She was an Italian racing driver and also was the first woman to race in Formula One. Women like these have inspired us from ages and are one of the reasons why we live in the perks of being a woman.