Journaled Volume Seven - Page 17

o Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Poland February 19th 1473.

o Copernicus was famous for his theory, that the earth and the planets move around the sun.

o He died May 24th 1543.

o Hattie Caraway was born February 1st 1878

o Her husband was Arkansas senator in 1931, and when he died she filled in

o After his term ended she was elected herself and served for 14 years.

o She was the first woman U.S. senator

o She died in 1950