Suffragette, Britain 1900s. Women of Britain & the democratic world, never waste your right to vote. These women fought, died and starved for a right we now take for granted. It doesn't matter who you vote for, vote because you can. It's a right still denied to millions of women around the world.
"Antony Baekeland - Bakelite heir, killed his mother after she forced him to have sex with her to prove he wasn't gay. He got out of prison, only to kill his grandmother a week later. A very interesting name to wiki."
A brief history of US income taxes infographic. Interesting for individuals and tax professionals. From turbotax.intuit.com. "Did you know President Abraham Lincoln, one of America's most beloved leaders, also instituted one of its least liked obligations - the income tax? In this brief history of taxes, see the historical events which shaped income taxes in the United States today."
Walter Freeman, inventor of the lobotomy--Even after his medical license was revoked for killing a patient with his technique, he would travel the country in his “Lobotomobile” to service the needy and the isolated. He performed 3,439 lobotomies during his career, though the psychological and physical damage caused by his practice of psychiatry is unquantifiable
"Pankhurst was horrified by the screams of women being force-fed during hunger strikes. In her autobiography she wrote: 'I shall never while I live forget the suffering I experienced during the days when those cries were ringing in my ears.'"