1936 -- For the first and only time in Olympic history, the Vatican City fielded teams in several events, including the Womens' Rifles. The team, lead by Mother Superior Maria Grazia, didn't win any medals, but became minor celebrities. In 1937, they did an international exhibition tour of several Latin American countries and then the United States, where using the stage name "Nuns With Guns" they were a major attraction at the 1937 State Fairs in Iowa and Minnesota.
Metal boxes, that are about 20 inches in height and are a complete square, five foot by five foot, sunk deep in the surf suddenly began appearing along West Coast beaches in Oregon, Washington State and Northern California beginning Feb. 6. They have no opening, no seam, they can’t be moved; even when yanked by a four-wheel drive truck pulling with heavy chains around them, they are solid and metallic and seem to have this keening wail coming from both the boxes and the atmosphere around them.
Teachers flock to gun courses as gun-violence debate heats up. One middle school teacher from Central Ohio stated, "I would do anything to protect them. Putting them in a lock down drill and hiding them in the closet isn't enough. It's time for something to change." You go girl!