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First in the World – Part (3)

First in the World 

Part (3)

 The first U.S.  President  to  resign  Presidency – Richard  Nixon

 Chinese Traveller  to  India  –  Fahein

 Foreign Invader  to India – Alexander  the Great

 Person in Space – Yuri Gagarin

 Person  on  Moon  – Neil Armstrong

 The first  woman to  climb Mount  Everest  –  Junko Taibei

 The first  European  to visit  China  –  Marco Polo

 Man to walk in Space – Alexei Leonov

 The first  woman Prime Minister  of a country –  Mrs.  Srimavo Bhandarnaike

 The first woman  President  of a  country –  Maria  Estela Peron

 The first  woman to Command a  Space Mission Colonel – Eileen  Collins (U.S.A.)

 First talkie movie  in the world   – “The jazz Singer ” (1927).

 The first  residents  of  International  Space  station–  Bill  Shepherd (USA), Yuri Gidzanko and Sergei Krikalev (Russia)

 The first blind  man  to  scale Mt.  Everest – Erik  Weihenmayer  (USA, May 25, 2001)

 The first  Muslim woman to become the Secretary General of  Amnesty International –  lrine  Zubeida  Khan

 The first  space  astronaut  to  go  into  space  seven times till  date –  Jerry  Ross  (U.S.A.)

 The first  South  African  to  become  the  second space  tourist –  Mark  Shuttleworth

 The first  woman Prime Minister  of South  Korea –  Ms.  Chang  Sang

 The first  youngest  grandmaster  of  the  world  in chess –    Sergey Karjakin  (Ukraine)

 The first  adventurer  flying  successfully  across the English  Channel  without aircraft – Felix Baumgartner  (July 2003)

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