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