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"What was next" trivia: On this day in 1963, Russian Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to do what? Hint: It took until 1983 for an American woman to do it.
- Yesterday's answer: Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and Pierre Romain became the first known aviation fatalities after their balloon crashed crossing the English Channel.
- Credit to reader Hubert Warsmann for the first correct answer. Send your answer, along with tips and feedback, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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