1. I’m wearing purple today for Harriet Quimby: Screenwriter, actress, first woman to get a pilot’s license (ever), first woman to cross the English Channel, stunt pilot, spokesperson (for Vin Fiz Grape Soda!)… and of course, famous for her all purple flight suit! Today in 1912 She landed on a beach near Calais, and found that no one was cheering her unbelievable accomplishment of flying the English Channel. The Titanic had sunk during the night.

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