Apr 17, 2010

QOTD 17/4/2010

Q.A wrote scripts for five silent movies in 1911,but her claim to fame is the achievement B,which never received adequate coverage in media due to something  major,C, that happened the previous day.Identify the person A,the achievement B, the event C.The first pic shows A in her characteristic outfit,and the second pic shows her in action just before B.Identify A,B,C.[6 points]

Ans:   A-  Harriet Quimby (May 11, 1875 – July 1, 1912) , an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter.
         B- She became the first woman to fly across the English Channel on On April 16, 1912.
         C-The sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15 (the day before), which  consumed the interest of the public and  filled newspapers.

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