1889

The Moulin Rouge opened in Paris.

1910

"On September 12, 1910, Los Angeles led the nation by appointing the first policewoman in America. Her name was Alice Stebbins Wells, and when she reported for duty the following day she faced a skeptical press and an uncertain public."

from LA Daily News

1919

Alla Nazimova appears in Red Lantern as sisters.

1959

Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al-Missned, who was in fact born in 1959

 

1986

Naomi Campbell takes to the catwalk at the unearthly age of 15. Sacre bleu!

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mistressnaomicampbell

 Japanatrix by Lord Darcy