The pint-sized skater was 15 years, 8 months and 10 days old when she stood at the top of the podium.
Known as the First Lady of American Theater, she was 72 years old when she achieved the feat of winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award.
Turning 44 today, Michaels is a paragon of female empowerment with her no-nonsense style.
The women’s ice hockey teams from the United States and Canada have been rivals ever since.
This U.S. Figure Skating Championship performance earned her a perfect 6.0 for technical merit.
When the 19th Amendment was ratified 14 years after her death, it was known as the “Susan B. Anthony Amendment” in her honor.
Fiercely asserting her self-worth as an African-American woman, “Respect” is still the ultimate girl power song.
Famous for her wedge haircut, Hamill won the gold medal by a unanimous decision of nine judges.
Famous since age 10, Ricci was able to make the successful jump from child star to a critically-acclaimed actress as an adult.
By injecting the stuffy London fashion scene with a youthful makeover, Quant created a sexy look that is still omnipresent today.