Virginia Apgar: 1909-1974; Virginia Apgar was an American obstetrical anesthesiologist. She was a leader in the fields of anesthesiology and teratology, and introduced obstetrical considerations to the established field of neonatology. To the public, however, she is best known as the developer of the Apgar score, a method of assessing the health of newborn babies that has drastically reduced infant mortality over the world.
On 24 May 1964 Jim Templeton took a photograph of his daughter on the Solway Marshes, UK. Later, when he looked at the photograph, he recognizes a large figure dressed in a ‘spaceman’ suit just behind his daughter. Jim knew there had been no-one else around at the time he took the photo. Later that summer Jim was visited by two mysterious shadowy, MIB-like, government agents. They asked to be taken to the place where the photograph was taken - Click for the whole story.
JFK and Nixon: Rare Photos From the 1960 Presidential Campaign Trail - LIFE
Milton Snavely Hershey and wife Catherine Sweeney Hershey, were to have returned home on the Titanic and had even given a deposit of $300.00 for their tickets. Fate intervened when business prompted them to return earlier on the ship, Amerika. Imagine a world with no Hershey's chocolate
The crematorium at Majdanek concentration camp, Lublin, Nazi-occupied Poland, 1944. The liberation of Lublin in Poland by the Soviet Red Army in July 1944 also revealed a huge concentration camp and extermination camp, where the Nazis carried out mass murder on a vast scale. Victims of the camp included Poles, Jews of all nationalities, French, Greeks, Dutch, Italians, Belgians, Yugoslavians, Hungarians and anti-Nazi Republican Spaniards.
Audie Murphy monument at the very action spot where he stood on the tank destroyer. This is the site where Second Lieutenant Audie Murphy, Company B, 15th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, on 26 January 1945 north of Holtzwihr France, won his Medal of Honor