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RT @TodaysDocument: #Patent Drawing for a Flying Machine, 150 years ago #OTD https://t.co/g3IAerpky8 #inventions #flyingmachine @usptohttps://twitter.com/TodaysDocument/status/1180467870796582912

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Roger Moorhouse on Twitter “Right now - #OTD in 1939, a team of SS men raided a German radio station at #Gleiwitz, a few miles from the Polish border in Silesia. Their task was to feign a Polish attack, to give Hitler the pretext he wanted to declare war on Poland. #WW2 #FalseFlaghttps://twitter.com/roger_moorhouse/status/1167856446534496256?s=21

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Science History Institute on Twitter “#OTD in 1797, Mary Shelley was born. She was the daughter of groundbreaking feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and at age 21 wrote what is often considered the first science fiction novel. https://t.co/zetGLbQo3Khttps://twitter.com/scihistoryorg/status/1167587976609763330?s=21

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LAhistory on Twitter "““In 1927, Miriam Matthews [born #OTD in 1905] became the first black credentialed librarian in California, and the first hired by the @LAPublicLibrary,” @CalLibAssoc. https://t.co/QNbqVk148t

@LAPLPhotos portrait: https://t.co/tOZlyP4Xeh”" https://twitter.com/lahistory/status/1158805028565471232?s=21

LAhistory on Twitter "““In 1927, Miriam Matthews [born #OTD in 1905] became the first black credentialed librarian in California, and the first hired by the @LAPublicLibrary,” @CalLibAssoc. https://t.co/QNbqVk148t

@LAPLPhotos portrait: https://t.co/tOZlyP4Xeh”" https://twitter.com/lahistory/status/1158805028565471232?s=21

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https://twitter.com/lahistory/status/1158819456027545600?s=21

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EMBL on Twitter "“#OnThisDay in 1902 the #NobelLaureate Barbara McClintock was born. She was a pioneer in chromosome research earning the Nobel prize (1983) for her discovery of transposable elements in maize. Her research efforts extend far & wide. #OTD

📸@SmithsonianArch”" https://twitter.com/embl/status/1140107237152776197?s=21

EMBL on Twitter "“#OnThisDay in 1902 the #NobelLaureate Barbara McClintock was born. She was a pioneer in chromosome research earning the Nobel prize (1983) for her discovery of transposable elements in maize. Her research efforts extend far & wide. #OTD

📸@SmithsonianArch”" https://twitter.com/embl/status/1140107237152776197?s=21

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carve her name... on Twitter "“#OTD, 4 Jan 1972, Rose Heilbron becomes the first female judge to preside at the Old Bailey in the UK. #WomenInLaw #First100”" https://twitter.com/carvehername/status/1081286717703901185?s=21

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On This Day She on Twitter “#OTD in 1969, nurse and inventor Marie Van Brittan Brown filed a patent (Patent No. 3,482,037), for the first home security system utilizing television surveillance. Brown often felt unsafe in her home—in Queens, NY—because of slow police reaction times. https://t.co/l5E6uOs3vyhttps://twitter.com/onthisdayshe/status/1069169820074237953?s=21

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Ash Jogalekar on Twitter “Born #OTD 1888: C. V. Raman, Indian physicist who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the Raman Effect: the inelastic scattering of photons from molecules in an excited state. This led to the development of Raman spectroscopy. Raman remains the only homegrown Indian Nobelist” https://twitter.com/curiouswavefn/status/1060342107531993088

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Robert *the baste god* McNees on Twitter "“The physicist Lise Meitner was born #OTD in 1878. She discovered fission in uranium and was the first person to understand both its mechanics and implications. Image: Atomic Heritage Foundation (photographer unknown)”" https://twitter.com/mcnees/status/1060209581119496192?s=21

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Working Class History on Twitter “#OtD 5 Nov 1843 a slave woman called Carlota led a slave uprising in Matanzas, Cuba. It lasted until the following year when authorities crashed it, executing Carlota. Slavery in Cuba was eventually abolished in 1886 #herstory #blackhistoryhttps://twitter.com/wrkclasshistory/status/1059659153382277123

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Working Class History on Twitter “#OtD 27 Oct 1970 the Nixon administration passed the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act, as part of their "war on drugs". A Nixon adviser later admitted it was based on a lie to disrupt left-wing and black power movements #blackhistory https://t.co/n5OoeWcbnGhttps://twitter.com/wrkclasshistory/status/1056378633579839492?s=21

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On This Day She on Twitter “#OTD in 1916 Margaret Sanger opened the 1st birth-control clinic in the US: in Brownsville, Brooklyn. She was arrested and spent 30 days in jail. In 1923 she opened a clinic staffed by women, which would become the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. https://t.co/GbC5CLTizHhttps://twitter.com/OnThisDayShe/status/1052110224511913984

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On This Day She on Twitter “#OTD in 1991, law professor Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Her testimony sparked a national conversation around gender politics at work and made way for new laws giving legal rights to harassment victims. https://t.co/2ehxPz32nnhttps://twitter.com/onthisdayshe/status/1050276941251694592?s=21

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carve her name... on Twitter “#OTD, 1 Oct 1847, Maria Mitchell spotted comet C/1847 T1. She went on to be the first woman elected to the American Academy of Arts of Sciences. #WomenInSTEMhttps://twitter.com/carvehername/status/1046844770860060672?s=21

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Surgeons' Hall Museums on Twitter “#OTD in 1834, Isabel Thorne was born. Thorne was part of the 'Edinburgh 7', the first group of women to study at any British University. Despite passing all their exams the women weren't allowed to graduate. You can join us in celebrating the 7 next month: https://t.co/P3dfIYzfa5https://twitter.com/surgeonshall/status/1043494383348330497?s=21

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The riot, BTW, was the male students objecting to the female ones.

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Working Class History on Twitter “#OtD 10 Sep 1943 in Piombino, Italy, a popular uprising took place against the Nazis who occupied the city following the Italian fascist surrender https://t.co/rHBdAepx2yhttps://twitter.com/wrkclasshistory/status/1039229598070915073

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Zanella, Giuditta Maria (1885-1962) https://libcom.org/history/zanella-giuditta-maria-1885-1962

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RT @wrkclasshistory #OtD 5 September 1962, militant textile worker and Spanish civil war militia woman Giuditta Zanella died in Turin aged 77. She had fought in the Durruti Column, and was one of only three survivors from her company.

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ESA space history on Twitter “#OTD 24 August 1556 Sophie Brahe born, assisted her brother Tycho Brahe with his astronomical observations https://t.co/9gsGBias8whttps://twitter.com/esa_history/status/1032915667220156416?s=21

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Working Class History on Twitter “#OtD 19 Aug 1909 the revolutionary Industrial Workers of the World union’s Little Red Songbook was published in the US. These songs were sung by thousands across the country. This is a playlist of its songs we put together: https://t.co/n0FHBuaABRhttps://twitter.com/wrkclasshistory/status/1031261362876542977

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Working Class History on Twitter “#OtD 14 Aug 1944 Italian resistance partisan Irma Bandiera was murdered by the Nazis. She refused to give up her comrades despite being tortured for 7 days. Today, a street commemorates her in her native Bologna #herstoryhttps://twitter.com/wrkclasshistory/status/1029197951141388289

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LAhistory on Twitter “Jazz legend Buddy Collette was born in Los Angeles #OTD in 1921. His oral history via @UCLALSC: https://t.co/GVWzx3duCV #jazzhistoryhttps://twitter.com/lahistory/status/1026611935469391872?s=21

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Working Class History on Twitter “#OtD 28 July 1879, Lucy Burns, suffragist and women's rights advocate, was born. While living in the UK she joined the Women's Social and Political Union, and later in the US she and Alice Paul formed the radical Congressional Union for Women's Suffrage.” https://twitter.com/wrkclasshistory/status/1023299584813088768

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Working Class History on Twitter “#OtD 20 July 1943, two Jewish members of the Waldkommando, a special work unit that supplied wood for the crematorium, at the Sobibor concentration camp attacked their guard and encouraged other members of the unit to escape--several were able to do so. https://t.co/VXuGpnF33Zhttps://twitter.com/wrkclasshistory/status/1020158875947937797

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Working Class History on Twitter “#OtD 13 July 1906, plumber Ben Cunningham and 14 unemployed workers marched onto a piece of unused municipal land in Plaistow, London, and began cultivating food to feed the unemployed for a few weeks https://t.co/THh1V7Rpwqhttps://twitter.com/wrkclasshistory/status/1017602989207539712

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Robert McNees on Twitter “Medical physicist and radiologist Edith Quimby was born #OTD in 1891. One of the founders of nuclear medicine, she developed diagnostic applications for X-rays and radioisotopes. Her research on the penetrating power of radiation established safe levels for use in treatments.” https://twitter.com/mcnees/status/1016678330375065601

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