Frank Sinatra was a big activist in the civil rights movement, refusing to stay at hotels that didn't allow "blacks". Even using his mafia ties to help get labor unions behind JFK because he knew they shared the same opinions on equal rights.
My Daguerreotype Boyfriend - WHERE EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY MEETS EXTREME HOTNESS -- I can't decide if this is creepy or what, but the concept is pretty cool. PS. This hottie here went mad and ended his days in an asylum :(
Tibor Rubin was a Hungarian-born Jewish badass warmongering asskicker who survived a Chinese prison camp, a Nazi concentration camp, single-handedly defended a hill against the entire North Korean army TWICE, was nominated for the Medal of Honor four times, received it once, and lived to tell the tale. In the process he single-handedly saved the lives of 40 of his fellow comrades by breaking out of a hardcore Chinese POW camp, raiding their barracks and stores for food and medical equipment
John Calhoun Chamberlain, Civil War chaplain for the 11th Maine and brother to Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, famous for leading the bayonet charge defense of Little Round Top, Gettysburg, PA, in July of 1863. Died at 29 after surviving the war.
On this day, March 10, 1969, James Earl Ray was convicted of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. after entering a guilty plea. His sentence was for 99 years in prison and died in jail in 1998, aged 70. Interesting fact: Ray was also born on March 10.
A Prairie Pioneer woman gathering buffalo chips, the only material available for use in place of firewood on the treeless prairies of the west. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
"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."