1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a
Robert Wadlow (Aka: The Alton Giant-Alton, IL) was the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached 8 ft in m) in height and weighed 439 lb kg) at his death at age 22 in 1940 ~
Photograph of Alexandra of Denmark wearing a gorgeous nautical style dress. It was taken in while she was still Princess of Wales. It’s hard to believe she was 40 years old in this picture! Alexandra retained a youthful appearance well into her old age.
Klara Hitler, mother of Adolph Hitler was a kind and gentle soul, by all accounts. She died while he was still in his teens, thereby saving herself the agony of watching his descent into madness and murder.