Who was the first woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet?

  • Janet Reno
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Frances Perkins correct

    The answer is Frances Perkins! Boston native Frances Perkins didn't just make history when President Franklin Roosevelt appointed her as the first woman to hold a Cabinet position. She also had a remarkably long tenure, serving as Secretary of Labor for 12 years. She was instrumental in developing the New Deal. Source: Biography.com

  • Madeleine Albright
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  • Fact of the day

    Basically, anything that melts can be made into glass.
  • This day in 1996

    President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud for the Whitewater Development Corporation

    • Christopher Lee

      London, England
    • Henry Kissinger

      Bavaria, Germany
    • Joseph Fiennes

      47 years old | Salisbury, Wiltshire
    • Lee Meriwether

      82 years old | Los Angeles, California