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In 1906, British Parliament member Sir Gilbert Parker was attending a debate when he spotted Sir Frederick Carne Rasch, a fellow Parliament member, sitting nearby. This greatly surprised Sir Gilbert, as Sir Frederick was severely ill with influenza at the time. Still, he politely greeted Sir Frederick and told him,

These chilling images were taken during London’s Great Smog of ’52. For four days the city of London was blanketed by a poisonous smog that reduced visibility to a few yards and led to an estimated 12,000 fatalities. From NPR: Roads were littered with abandoned cars. Midday concerts were cancelled due to total darkness. Archivists at the British Museum found smog lurking in the book stacks. Cattle in the city’s Smithfield market were killed and thrown away before they could be…

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote.

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June 27, 1890 – Canadian-born boxer George Dixon defeats the British bantamweight champion in London, giving him claim to be the first black world champion in any sport.

In 1925 legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon, vowing to make one of the most important archeological discoveries in history. He was searching for an ancient civilization, which he had named, the City of Z. With his son, Jack, and Jack's best friend, Raleigh Rimell, Fawcett finally set off into the Brazilian jungle to find the City of Z. Then he and his party vanished, giving rise to what has been described as "the greatest exploration mystery of the 20th…

Timeline of Britain's kings and queens.

The haunted Nelson House in HDR .. Yorktown, Virginia.."Scotch Tom" Nelson, founder of the Nelson family and fortune in Yorktown, built this mansion in the early 1700's. Later it passed to Yorktown's most illustrious son Thomas Nelson, Jr., who signed the Declaration of Independence, served as wartime Governor of Virginia, and commanded the Virginia militia during the siege of Yorktown.The house is said to be extremely haunted:The Entity of the British Soldier

The Scold's Bridle, a British invention, possibly originating in Scotland, used between the 16th and 19th Century. It was a device used to control, humiliate and punish gossiping, troublesome women by effectively gagging them. Scold comes from the 'common scold': a public nuisance, more often than not women, who habitually gossiped and quarreled with their neighbors, while the name bridle describes the part that fitted into the mouth.

Yogi Levitates In Front Of 150 Witnesses, No Props Or Tricks Discovered Yogi Pullavar, also known as Subbayah Pullavar, was an Indian man who on 6 June 1936 was reported to have levitated into the air for four minutes in front of a crowd of 150 witnesses. Yogi’s feat was publicly observed and photographed in an exhibition that occurred in South India. The feat was executed around noon on a sunny, cloudless day and in an area where visibility was not obscured.

The concept of ley lines was first introduced by Alfred Watkins in his books Early British Trackways and The Old Straight Track. He noted that many ancient monuments, churches and landmarks were aligned with one other on straight lines. Watkins speculated these li

Castle Doorwerth III This medieval castle is supposed to be haunted by the ghost of a little girl who died of starvation. British investigators discovered three other ghosts and in 2004 castle Doorwerth featured in the BBC program The most haunted...

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Leo learned how to time travel…

Leo learned how to time travel…<--- That comment made my day!<<<Hahahaha

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The Paris Time Capsule Apartment…

Parisian apartment untouched for 70 years. Read more here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2323297/Inside-Paris-apartment-untouched-70-years-Treasure-trove-finally-revealed-owner-locked-fled-outbreak-WWII.html