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Old 09-25-2017, 04:58 AM
 
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Britain's Worst Weather Events

BBC - iWonder - Ten of the worst weather events that shook Britain






Wind Wagons

https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/wind-wagons/12239





Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, burned to the ground on January 2, 1892, because the hose lines of the volunteer fire department were all clogged with mice nests.
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:30 AM
 
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The First Aerial Bombardment In The U.S

Aerospaceweb.org | Ask Us - First Aerial Bombardment in the US





Bootleggers vs The KKK

https://m.riverfronttimes.com/stloui...12&storyPage=2






The First Aircraft Carrier

The "Fanny" a U.S army tugboat, became America's first aircraft carrier on August 3, 1861, when John La Mountain, a balloonist, made an observational ascent from the tug at Hampton Roads.
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Old 09-25-2017, 06:05 AM
 
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The July 12, 1873, issue of Scientific American reported that Kansas City had experienced a shower of frogs that darkened the air and covered the ground for a long distance.
It is thought they were carried by a tornado or waterspout.






1896 Mystery Airship

The UnMuseum - The Mystery Airship of 1896


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery_airship






Greatest Unsolved Bank Heist In History

@ nazigold.greyfalcon.us



The Heist Of 1945
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:11 PM
 
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Missouri's Hanging Horror

Community: Botched 1870 execution was 'Missouri's Hanging Horror' (10/30/11) | Southeast Missourian newspaper, Cape Girardeau, MO

(Kind of like Frankenstein)








An Outlaw's Strange Journey After Death

Elmer McCurdy (1880-1911)

Sideshow World, Sideshow Performers from around the world, Freak, Central,.




https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...e=gr&GRid=1706




https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer_McCurdy
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Old 09-26-2017, 05:27 AM
 
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David Kinnison (1736-1848)
Last survivor of Boston Tea Party

Boston Tea Party Historical Society






Rossa Matilda Richter (1863-1937)
First recorded human cannonball

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossa_Matilda_Richter
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Old 09-26-2017, 06:03 AM
 
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The Great Train Robbery

BBC News Online | How the Great Train Robbery unfolded



The Great Train Robbers: Who were they? - BBC News





Sylvester Magee (1841-1971)
Former slave, Civil War veteran

Sylvester Magee 1841-1970 (Last Living American... - The Civil War Parlor


https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/f...&GRid=49460775





The Centennial Light

Livermore's Centennial Light Bulb



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centennial_Light
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Old 09-27-2017, 05:14 AM
 
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6 Explorers Who Disappeared

6 Explorers Who Disappeared - History Lists





Cali Explosion 1956

7 army trucks loaded with 1053 boxes of dynamite explode and trigger 4.3 earthquake.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cali_explosion






George Squier (1865-1934)
Inventor, first military passenger in an airplane.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Owen_Squier
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Old 09-27-2017, 05:49 AM
 
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The Alibi Clock

The Alibi Clock





Pennsylvania's Underground Fire

The Fire That Evacuated the Town of Centralia, PA Still Burns Underground | The Hauntist | Destination America


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centralia_mine_fire






Doctor Joseph Nash McDowell (1805-1868)

Mad Doctor McDowell: Meet the Doctor
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Old 09-27-2017, 06:47 AM
 
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Larry Sullivan
Boxer, politician, con artist, shanghai man

Larry Sullivan: Boxer, politician, con artist, shanghai man | Offbeat Oregon History | #ORhistory





The St. Louis Police Call Box Incident 1900

https://kenzimmermanjr.com/deadliest...-louis-police/


Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial
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Old 09-28-2017, 06:00 AM
 
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Peter Scott (1931-2013)
Famous cat burglar

Infamous cat burglar Peter Scott, a self named Robin Hood who stole from the rich and famous, has died aged 82 | Daily Mail Online





"Lawnchair" Larry Walters (1949-1993)
He flew in a lawnchair tied to balloons

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Walters





1859 U.S. Airmail

https://www.wired.com/2010/08/0817us-airmail-balloon/
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