Founded in 1865 by a group of Confederate veterans, the...On April 20, 1902, Marie and Pierre Curie successfully isolate radioactive radium salts from the mineral pitchblende in their laboratory in Paris.There are plenty of well-known athletes throughout the world, but those who command mainstream attention are simply known by one name. One week later, she graced the cover of Sports Illustrated, becoming the first Indy car driver to be featured on the front page in 20 years. Patrick burst onto the scene in May 2005 when she stunned the world by leading 19 laps and finishing fourth in her first Indianapolis 500, becoming the first woman to lead laps and score a top-five finish in the historic race. But only one couple trade paint with each other in screaming racecars at 200 mph. I feel like last year we really made a big effort to celebrate the good days more so than come down to the misery level of the other person," Patrick said during an interview arranged by sponsor Aspen Dental. It made a big difference." Patrick finished 24th in points last year with just two top-10 finishes — her third straight disappointing season in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series. She's no longer the va-va-voom sex kitten of the Go Daddy commercials.That's Danica Patrick and boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Stenhouse finished 25th with just three top-10s — his third straight disappointing season after breaking in as a rookie in 2013. With her dedication to yoga, and endorsement deals with Aspen Dental and Nature's Bakery, she's projecting a more healthy, outdoorsy image.The constitution began by declaring the possibility of reconciliation between Britain and its former American colonies as remote and... Lee resigns from the United States army two days after he was offered command of the Union army and three days after his native state, Virginia, seceded from the Union.Lee opposed secession, but he was a loyal son of Virginia. Soviet aircraft force a Korean Air Lines passenger jet to land in the Soviet Union after the jet veers into Russian airspace.
is a balls-to-the wall, go-hard-or-go-home, lift-only-when-you-see-God-twice kind of NASCAR driver. She was impressed by Hamlin's gutsy move between two cars to win the closest Daytona 500 ever (Check out how excited Fox Sports' announce team of Jeff Gordon, Darrell Waltrip and Mike Joy were calling the moment).
10 Aspen Dental Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, joined the mainstream ranks by going against the current, immersing herself and succeeding in the male-dominated world of professional motorsports.
Three years later, in April 2008, Patrick became the first woman to win a major-league open-wheel race in a North American series with her victory in the Indy Car Series Indy Japan 300 at the Twin Ring Motegi oval in Japan.
PHOTOS: Major Hollywood splits "I am sad to inform my fans that after seven years, Paul and I have decided to amicably end our marriage," she wrote in a Facebook post on Nov. "This isn't easy for either of us, but mutually it has come to this.
He has been an important person and friend in my life and that's how we will remain moving forward." The couple's split will be a clean one, with a prenuptial agreement and both parties agreeing that neither was at fault in the divorce.