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Philo T. Farnsworth was 14 when he brought his science project to class for Show and Tell Day. Later he was awarded a patent (#159540) for this drawing. It was television.

Nick Sagan is the son of the late astronomer, Carl Sagan. At the age of six, Nick’s voice was recorded on NASA’s Voyager Golden Record. Sagan’s greeting, “Hello from the children of planet Earth.”

March 12th 2012 was the 100th anniversary of the founding of Girl Scouts Of America.

The first Badges were:
Baby Nurse, Cook, Seamstress, Gardening, Cycling, Laundress, Musician, Artist, Clerk, Stalker (nature study) and Farmer.

The terminology today was changed to Learning Petals for GS Daisies, GS Try-Its for Brownies, GS Badges for Juniors, and Charms and Interest Project awards for GS Cadettes, Seniors,and Ambassadors (older girls).

The youngest person to win an Oscar was Tatum O’Neil. She was 10 years, 106 days when she won Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Paper Moon”.

Shirley Temple was awarded as honorary Oscar at age 6 years, 310 days.

USA’s Marjorie Gestring is the youngest winner of an individual Olympic event. She won the springboard diving title aged 13 years and 268 days at the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany, on August 12, 1936.