Who was the first woman to play golf?

Answer The first famous woman who was an avid golfer was Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587). The famous St. Andrews golf course was built during her reign, and she is credited with inventing the term "cadd... Read More »

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Who was the first person to play golf?

The first person to play golf is unknown. The origin of the game is disputed, as it could have its roots in a Roman game, paganica. Another origin is a Dutch game, het kolven. What's certain is the... Read More »

Who was the first woman to play the piano in a symphony?

Lucy Philpot Anderson (1790--1878) is considered the first female pianist to perform in a symphony. She appeared with the Royal Philharmonic Society in London on April 29, 1822. Philpot was born in... Read More »

Who was the first black woman to star in a broadway play?

Ethel Waters was the first African-American woman to receive equal billing with her white co-stars on Broadway when she starred in Irving Berlin's 1933 musical, "As Thousands Cheer". Her hit tunes... Read More »

Who was the first black woman to write a Broadway play?

Lorraine Hansberry was the first African American woman to write a broadway play: "Raisin in the Sun," in 1959. The play was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. She was the first and t... Read More »