James Naismith
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James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian-American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented the game of basketball at age 30 in 1891. He wrote the original basketball rule book and founded the University of Kansas basketball program. Naismith lived to see basketball adopted as an Olympic demonstration sport in 1904 and as an official event at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, as well as the birth of the National Invitation Tournament (1938) and the NCAA Tournament (1939).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Naismith
Hidden Figures

Katherine Johnson
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Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is an African-American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. manned spaceflights.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Johnson

Mary Jackson
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Mary Winston Jackson was an African American mathematician and aerospace engineer at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, which in 1958 was succeeded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. She worked at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, for most of her career.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Jackson_(engineer)

Dorothy Vaughan
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Dorothy Johnson Vaughan was an African American mathematician and human computer who worked for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, and NASA, at Langley Research Center in Hampton.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Vaughan

These were in the era of Alan Shepard.
Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
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Princess Alice of the United Kingdom VA, CI, Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine, was the third child and second daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Alice was the first of Queen Victoria's nine children to die, and one of three to be outlived by their mother, who died in 1901.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Alice_of_the_United_Kingdom
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