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Valentina Tereshkova on June 16, 1963 (AFP Photo)

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On June 16, 1963, Valentina Tereshkova of the Soviet Union became the first woman in space, spending 72 hours in Earth’s orbit on board spacecraft Vostok 6.…

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Peter Carl Faberge

Peter Carl Faberge was a world famous master jeweler and head of the ‘House of Faberge’ in Imperial Russia in the waning days of the Russian Empire.

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