Sentence List: History
In 1947, Rhulin Thomas became the first deaf pilot to fly from coast-to-coast in the U.S. alone.
YEAR 1947 R-H-U-L-I-N T-H-O-M-A-S HE FIRST DEAF PILOT ALONE UNITED STATES C-O-A-S-T FLY-ACROSS C-O-A-S-T.
Sir Charles Scott Sherrington was a hard of hearing scientist who received the Nobel Prize in 1932 for helping shape our understanding of the central nervous system.
S-I-R C-H-A-R-L-E-S S-C-O-T-T S-H-E-R-R-I-N-G-T-O-N HIMSELF HARD-OF-HEARING SCIENTIST. YEAR 1932 HE RECEIVED N-O-B-E-L P-R-I-Z-E MEDAL WHY? HE HELP PEOPLE UNDERSTAND C-E-N-T-R-A-L N-E-R-V-O-U-S S-Y-S-T-E-M.
Andrew Foster was a famous Deaf African American who was a reverend, educator, and missionary. He established the first school for the deaf in Africa.
A-N-D-R-E-W F-O-S-T-E-R HIMSELF FAMOUS DEAF BLACK MINISTER TEACHER MISSIONARY. HE SETUP FIRST DEAF SCHOOL WHERE? AFRICA.
Cal Rodgers was a deaf pilot. He made the first transcontinental airplane flight after crashing several times along the way.
C-A-L R-O-D-G-E-R-S HE DEAF PILOT HIS GOAL U-S FLY-ACROSS (FLIGHT) WRONG FLY-ACROSS CRASH LUCKY ALIVE FIX FIX FIX FLY-ACROSS CRASH STILL ALIVE FIX FIX FIX FLY-ACROSS MANY STOP STOP STOP FINALLY ARRIVE YAY.
Terence Parkin is a deaf swimmer from South Africa. He won the silver medal in the Olympics in 2000.
T-E-R-E-N-C-E P-A-R-K-I-N HIMSELF FAMOUS DEAF SWIMMER FROM SOUTH AFRICA. 2000 OLYMPICS SILVER MEDAL HE WON.
Three of the most famous deaf pilots are Cal Rodgers, Nellie Zabel Willhite, and Rhulin Thomas.
MOST FAMOUS DEAF PILOTS WHO? ONE-OF-THREE C-A-L R-O-D-G-E-R-S, TWO-OF-THREE N-E-L-L-I-E Z-A-B-E-L W-I-L-L-H-I-T-E, THREE-OF-THREE R-H-U-L-I-N T-H-O-M-A-S.
Dr. Charles Nicolle was born hearing but became deaf by the age of 20. He was the first deaf person to receive a Nobel Prize. It was for discovering Typhus is spread by lice.
D-R C-H-A-R-L-E-S N-I-C-O-L-L-E HE BORN HEARING EAR DETERIORATE AGE 20 FULL DEAF. HE FIRST DEAF GET N-O-B-E-L P-R-I-Z-E FOR DISCOVERING T-Y-P-H-U-S OUTBREAK START HOW? FROM L-I-C-E.
As a young girl, Alice Cogswell, inspired her neighbor, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, to devote his life to educating the deaf and to create the American School for the Deaf. She and six other deaf children were the first students to attend the American School for the Deaf in 1817.
LITTLE DEAF GIRL NAME A-L-I-C-E C-O-G-S-W-E-L-L MET NEIGHBOR HIS NAME T-H-O-M-A-S H. G-A-L-L-A-U-D-E-T. HE FASCINATED HER. YEAR 1871 HE ESTABLISHED AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR DEAF. SHE AND SIX OTHER STUDENTS FIRST ENTER A-S-D.
Phyllis Frelich was a deaf actress and famous for winning the 1980 Best Actress Tony Award for the play "Children of a Lesser God."
P-H-Y-L-L-I-S F-R-E-L-I-C-H HERSELF DEAF ACTRESS FAMOUS WHY? WIN T-O-N-Y AWARD FOR PLAY QUOTE “CHILDREN O-F A L-E-S-S-E-R GOD.”
Robert Davila served as the ninth president of Gallaudet University from 2007 to 2009. Prior to becoming the president of Gallaudet University, he was the first Deaf CEO of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
R-O-B-E-R-T D-A-V-I-L-A HE NINTH PRESIDENT GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY YEAR 2007 RANGE 2009 BEFORE THAT HE FIRST DEAF CEO ADMINISTRATOR N-T-I-D.
United States of America became independent from Great Britain in 1784 after the ratification of the Treaty of Paris.
YEAR 1784 AMERICA BECAME INDEPENDENT FROM BRITAIN FINISH RATIFICATION T-R-E-A-T-Y O-F P-A-R-I-S.