Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.
Catacombe dei Cappuccini, Palermo, Italy - Italy’s most ghoulish site, this crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. Bodies are arranged by gender and profession; their facial expressions often eerily visible.
A Knocker-up ’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - S)
'Miss Hap' a two-week old Korean kitten chows down on canned milk, piped to her by medicine dropper with the help of Marine Sergeant Frank Praytor . The Marine adopted the kitten after its mother was killed by a mortar barrage near Bunker Hill.
the world's best-preserved bodies: Rosalia Lombardo, a two-year-old Sicilian girl who died of pneumonia in "Sleeping Beauty," as she's known, appears to be merely dozing beneath the glass front of her coffin in the Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, Italy.
what was in this amazing syrup? Well, one grain mg) of morphine per fluid ounce, cannabis, heroin, powdered opium which are the active ingredients to put your little one to sleep. Removed from the market in 1938 after 89 years of service!