Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey and Beyoncé are all household names. Since March is Women's History Month, let's take a look at some famous women whose names are not as familiar. Many courageous women have charted the way for generations to come in fields as diverse as sports, politics and science. See if you can guess which of these items about famous female firsts are fact and which are fiction.
Fact or Fiction?
Educator, Astronaut, Physicist / 1951 - 2012
In 1983, astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Ride died on July 23, 2012 at the age of 61, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
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