Robert Lincoln was waiting to board a crowded train when he fell between the train and the platform. He was not harmed due to being pulled to safety by Edwin Booth, brother of the man that a short time later would kill Robert's father, Abraham Lincoln
It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots).
Titanic - The youngest passenger on board the ship, two month old Millvina Dean who, with her parents Bertram Sr. and Eva Dean and older brother Bertram, were emigrating from England to Kansas, died in She was the last survivor of the Titanic disaster to
This car was owned (and heavily used) by serial killer, Ted Bundy. He removed the passenger seat to better hide his victims before disposing of them. Today in Chinatown, Washington, DC, US.National Museum of Crime and Punishment in Washington.
Millvina Dean was the youngest of all passengers on the Titanic. She was nine weeks old and survived the disaster with her mother (seated left) and 23 month old brother. Millvina was also the last surviving passenger, dying in
The Falls of Halladale, aground near Peterborough, Victoria, Australia. 1886 The Falls of Halladale was a four-masted iron-hulled barque that was built in Scotland in 1886 for the long-distance bulk carrier trade.
Pink Lake Hillier, Australia: The distinctive color is due not to pollution, but is due to a green alga Dunaliella salina, halobacterium Halobacteria cutirubrum, and/or high concentration of brine prawn. Once the lake water reaches a salinity level great
Giant aircraft comparison - Hughes Hercules "Spruce Goose" (aircraft with greatest wingspan), Antonov (aircraft with the greatest payload), Airbus (largest airliner), Boeing (longest passenger aircraft)