On this day in 1866, at the age of only 18, Vinnie Ream became the first and youngest female artist to be commissioned to create a statue, in this case of Abraham Lincoln, by the US government. This is a picture of her with the bust she created.
In 2018, Australian Wendy Tuck became the first female skipper to win the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
So well done ladies!
We are off to that old favourite, Scarletts. Remember they don't take cards so you will either have to take cash, scrounge off your friends or go hungry.......