Thomas Dartmouth "Daddy" Rice, a (racist) white man, was one of the first performers to wear blackface makeup -- his skin was darkened with burnt cork. His Jim Crow song-and-dance routine was an astounding success that took him from Louisville to Cincinnati to Pittsburgh to Philadelphia and finally to New York in 1832.
"Spontaneous Combustion". A sensational method of death between the late 1800s and early half of the 20th century. Was it a brilliant murder method? Because since we've had forensic capabilities, no one has purportedly died of spontaneous combustion.
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Alan Shepherd posing in the first spacesuit design for the Mercury Program in 1963. He will be the first American to enter space.
Mme. Abomah (born 1862?) was known as the Amazon Giantess and the African Giantess. She has traveled all over the world as the tallest woman in the world: Australia, New Zealand, South America, France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Britain and Ireland. She was billed as being 7'6" tall. her surname was Grigsby, and originally came from Laurence County, South Carolina, United States.
Lynched African American man hanging from tree in the United States, 1928 - Lynching in the United States 18 Best of Web Shrine