Captain Lawrence Edward Grace ("Titus") Oates - Cavalry Officer and Gentleman. "I am just going outside and may be some time." With these words, Antarctic explorer Capt Lawrence Oates set out to meet his death 100 years ago, aged
1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear. This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley, and depicts the exact moment when this boy hears for the very first time.