7 great women who were screwed out of history books but shouldn't have been

You might not know their names, but they have accomplished great things and were responsible for major historical changes.

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Darlene Lewis
Darlene Lewis
women were not understood then . all they were good for was breeding. Womens medicine was unheard of.It was truely sad the way women were treated
Oct 15, 2016 9:07PM
Spencer Young
It's way past time to rewrite history and give ALL women their due. Embrace and lift women up,they CAN do it too
Oct 15, 2016 9:25PM
Grandma Rosie
Great article!
Oct 15, 2016 8:40PM
James Pyecka
James Pyecka
I wonder if all of these woman could vote, if they would for Hilary. Isn't it time for a Madame President?
Oct 15, 2016 9:26PM
Walter Reczek
Oct 15, 2016 8:33PM
Ed Bona
#7 was new to me. THX.
Oct 15, 2016 9:06PM
Jessie Franklin
There have been many outstanding women overlooked in our society. What a shame.
Oct 28, 2022 9:28AM
denise denbru
Mostly about American women! I’m sure there are and were great women in other countries of this world!
Apr 15, 2022 5:13PM
Suzanne Wilson
Spencer Young, They ARE doing it!
Feb 5, 2022 9:00PM
Shirley Chisholm and Tammy Duckworth are super examples of humanity.
Nov 17, 2021 4:34PM
Helen Christopulos LoBosco
I have comment below.
Nov 24, 2020 6:05PM
Helen Christopulos LoBosco
Darlene Lewis, Oh! I know so well. I came from Greek American Family. WWII and KoreanWar brothers. Had to wait on them. My sister was 13 years older than me; 2 brothers were older than her and another brother no. 4 and I was no. 5. Sister wouldnt get up to get what the brothers wanted. I think she was slapped. Finally they told me to get and get whatever. I didn't revolt. I got it. I think I was the lakey there after.
Nov 24, 2020 6:04PM
Nicholas Miernicki
Julie Domaille, Please refer to an astronomer named Fritz Zwicky who inferred the existence of "dark matter" from his observations of the Coma galaxy cluster in 1933. In fact, he was the one to coin the name "dark matter". Rubin's observations 30 years later provided the proof to substantiate the theory of "dark matter", a great achievement in cosmology. Too bad she couldn't determine what "dark matter" is, that would have been an even greater achievement, because they are still floundering around with that problem to this day, 50+ years after she substantiated its existence.
May 14, 2020 8:56PM
Julie Domaille
Love Vera finding dark matter before the boys.That's what comes of keeping women in the shadows
Mar 5, 2020 7:09PM
Loved this! Would love to see more! Not just about women but men also!
Aug 25, 2019 5:39PM
David Layzell
I knew about Hypatia and Nellie Bly
Apr 8, 2019 4:33PM
Peter de Loriol
Josephine Baker was extremely well known and is not edited out of European history books. She might be in the U.S.A, but not elsewhere.As for the Physicist, She is lauded in Europe, but perhaps not in the U.S. Women who made world history are generally not edited out, but much lauded: I am sure many of these minority ethnic women form part of the History curriculum of that socio economic group. Miss Malala,who is a world icon for educated muslim women is now included in World History books. Generally, though exceptional women in the States are not remebered - they are in other countries. Take for instance Harle Jervis, first woman state director of music in the U.S. - of California, in the 1930s, no-one, except for researchers, has heard of her - she happened to be my godmother.
Dec 24, 2018 4:39AM
Pamela Spallin
Great story to bring forward
Jun 23, 2018 10:28PM
Janice Ingram
Jim Galati, I did vote for her, in the 1972 Democratic primary.
Jun 6, 2018 7:41PM
Nafisa Jamali-cinemawala
Worth giving women their Worth
May 1, 2018 8:59AM
Michael Dowling
James Pyecka, Not Killery
Apr 27, 2018 1:55PM

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