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704, 2021

Highlight Celebrates World Health Day

April 7, 2021|Categories: History|

World Health Day is celebrated on April 7th each year. It is part of a global campaign to raise awareness of a health subject determined by the World Health Organization. This year, the WHO has chosen the theme of "fairer and healthier world." The global pandemic of COVID-19 revealed that [...]

401, 2021

Who was the first woman skydiver?

January 4, 2021|Categories: History|

1799: French woman, Jeanne-Genevieve Garnerin descended from a hydrogen balloon from altitude of nearly 3,000 ft (900m) becoming the first woman parachutist. 1910: German woman Katharina Paulus invented the first collapsible parachute that was worn in a package on the backs of aeronats. She was also the first woman to [...]

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