April 16, 1921

“Courage is like — it’s a habitus, a habit, a virtue: you get it by courageous acts. It’s like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging.” Marie Margaret Daly

Marie Daly American biochemist is born.

Marie Maynard Daly was an American biochemist. She was the first Black American woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry.

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