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Johnny Appleseed, 1774 – 1845

Obit of the Day (Historical): Johnny Appleseed An early American folk hero, Appleseed was best known for supplying farmers in the Ohio/Pennsylvania apple tree sapling and helping to developing.

Anne Frank and her older sister, Margot, both died of typhus at Bergen-Belsen shortly before the liberation. A tombstone for them has been placed at the site of the former camp, but Anne and her sister are buried in one of the mass graves. No one knows the exact location of their remains. In the background of the photo is one of the mass graves.

Anne Frank and her older sister, Margot, both died of typhus at Bergen-Belsen shortly before the liberation. A tombstone for them has been placed at the site of the former camp, but Anne and her sister

Mar 18th, 1845, John Chapman, "Johnny Appleseed", American pioneer agronomist died in Allen County Indiana.

John "Johnny Appleseed" Chapman (September was recognized in 1996 as the official folk hero of Massachusetts for planting apple trees from New England to the Ohio River valley.

Grave for Stonewall Jackson's amputated arm - he lost the arm after he was accidentally fired upon by Confederate troops at the Battle of Chancellorsville

Grave Marker for Stonewall Jackson's Arm. The arm that was amputated on May 2 was buried separately by Jackson's chaplain, at the J. Horace Lacy house, "Ellwood", in the Wilderness of Orange County, near the field hospital.

WHAT?? Feodor Vassilyev  (c. 1707[1]-1782) was a peasant from Shuya, Russia. His first wife, Mrs. Vassilyev sets the record for most children birthed by a single woman. She gave birth to a total of 69 children; however, few other details are known of her life, such as her date of birth or death. She gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets between 1725 and 1765, in a total of 27 births. 67 of the 69 children born are said to have survived infancy.

Feodor Vassilyev (c. was a peasant from Shuya, Russia. His first wife, Mrs. Vassilyev sets the record for most children birthed by a single woman. She gave birth to a total of 69 children; however, few other details are known of her life, s

Picture of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a week after he surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant - 1865

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ¥ Probably the most famous photograph of General Robert E. This photograph was taken just days after his surrender at Appomattox by the famous Matthew Brady behind General Lee's home in Richmond, VA.

Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a child! She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.

Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a child! She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.a living saint in my time.

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Vintage Postcard of "Spike Horn" Myers at his Bear Den in Harrison, Michigan

During WWII, Jews in Budapest were brought to the edge of the Danube, they were ordered to remove their shoes, and shot, falling into the water. 60 pairs of iron shoes now line the river's bank, a ghostly memorial to the victims. The memorial entitled ''Shoes on the Danube Promenade'' is by Can Togay and Gyula Pauer.

“Holocaust Memorial on the Danube, Budapest, Hungary”. The shoes on the Danube promenade honors the jews who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II. They were.

Laura on the front porch of the home Almanzo built for them near Mansfield, Missouri. Love this!

Laura Ingalls Wilder from Little House On the Prairie. Laura on the front porch of the home Almanzo built for them near Mansfield, Missouri. Love this!

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