Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

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Twitter user @FactBuffet collects interesting facts about everything. Today we bring to your attention another series of facts that he shared. This time they are all dedicated to people and their achievements – in a variety of areas of life!

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

As a child, Ronald McNair (an American astronaut who tragically died at the launch of the Challenger in 1986) was forbidden to use the library "for whites". Now this library bears his name

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

In November 2020, for the first time, an athlete with Down syndrome passed the entire series of Ironman triathlon competitions

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Malala Yousafzai was the first teenager in history to receive the Nobel Prize. This happened in 2014, when she was 17 years old

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Until 2018, no woman was nominated for an Oscar for Best cinematography. Cinematographer Rachel Morrison was the first

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

The first woman to win 4 gold medals at the Olympic Games Did It when She was Pregnant

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Mountaineer Yuichiro Miura skied down Everest in 1970. He also, later, conquered Everest at the age of 80

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

The first person from Asia to win the Oscar for Best Director was Taiwanese film director Ang Lee (in fact, he did it twice)

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

A 4-year-old boy from Seychelles has written and published a book

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Hector Castro was a football player from Uruguay. In 1928 he won the Olympic gold medal, and in 1930 he scored the decisive goal that brought Uruguay its first victory at the FIFA World Cup. And he didn't have one arm

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

David Attenborough has won three Emmy Awards in a row in the category "Outstanding Storyteller"

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Lebanese sculptor Hayat Nazer created a statue from the debris collected after the Beirut explosion

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Israeli schoolchildren built a satellite, which was launched into space in 2017

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Im Dong Hyun won two Olympic gold medals in archery. At the same time, he is visually impaired: he sees only 10% of what a person with normal vision can see

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Godzilla has Its own Star on the Hollywood Walk of Stars

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

The first Guinness Book of Records was compiled by twin brothers Ross and Norris Mcverter

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Fantastic Beasts and Where They Live was the first film about the Harry Potter universe to win an Oscar

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

In Moldova, for the first time, a woman became president – Maya Grigorievna Sandu. She was sworn in on December 24, 2020

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Danny DeVito played a stripper in one of the episodes of the TV series "Friends". And received an Emmy Award for this role

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

This is Ansu Fati, a football player from Guinea-Bissau, who plays in the Spanish national team and is worth hundreds of millions of euros. He is only 18 years old

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

In 2020, for the first time in history, the prestigious Australian prize – the Archibald Prize – was won by an Aboriginal artist

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Basketball was invented by James Naismith. He was a rugby coach and came up with an activity for his rugby players to keep them in good shape during the summer months

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

The series "The Sopranos Clan" has received more than a hundred Emmy nominations

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

The creator of the Rubik's cube was Erne Rubik. He was a Hungarian inventor, sculptor and professor of architecture

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

The first special royal blood in space was Prince Sultan bin Salman from Saudi Arabia. In 1985, he spent 7 days in space

Inspiring achievements: 25 brief but informative facts

Alec Guinness was nominated for an Oscar for his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi. This is the only time (to date) that someone has received an Oscar nomination for acting in Star Wars

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