1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.
Rube Burrow, thief. After he was killed on October 9 1890, his body was embalmed and sent to various cities, such as Montgomery and Demopolis, Alabama to display publically to serve as a reminder to potential criminals that death may be the result of their actions. Thousands went to see his body
Youngest girl to ever give birth, Linda Medina. She was 5 years, 7 months and 21 days old when she gave birth to a 6lb baby boy in 1933 ...wow - this is so disturbing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lina_Medina
MISSOURI'S BURIED CITY.; A STRANGE DISCOVERY IN A COAL MINE NEAR MOBERLY.
Explorers spent twelve hours in the buried city and resurfaced only after the oil in their lamps burned low. “No end to the wonders of the discovery was reached,” the article stated. “A further extended search will be made in a day or two.” No record of the extended search could be found.
Jane Bielawski and her doll 'Missy'. Following the suspicious deaths of some of her playmates in a New York tenement, police attempted to interview Jane. According to reports, the young girl went 'crazy' and accused her doll of the murders, before throwing the doll out of her apartment window while screaming, "Bad dolly! Naughty dolly!" Jane was taken to Bloomingdale Asylum to be treated for 'hysteria'. She was never to leave the institution, dying there an old woman in 1968.