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J. P. MORGAN (1837-1913)  The great financier and banker was the prototype for all the Wall Street barons who followed.

J. P. MORGAN (1837-1913) The great financier and banker was the prototype for all the Wall Street barons who followed.

Munchhausen syndrome. The name derives from Baron Münchhausen (Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, 1720–1797), a German nobleman working in the Russian army, who purportedly told many fantastic and impossible stories about himself, which Rudolf Raspe later published as The Surprising Adventures of Baron Münchhausen.

Munchhausen syndrome. The name derives from Baron Münchhausen (Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, 1720–1797), a German nobleman working in the Russian army, who purportedly told many fantastic and impossible stories about himself, which Rudolf Raspe later published as The Surprising Adventures of Baron Münchhausen.

#History Pic: A Dutch woman who survived the "Hongerwinter", the Hungry Winter of 1944-45 in which the occupied Netherlands was denied any food or fuel by the Germans as punishment for supporting the Allies.

A Dutch woman who survived the "Hongerwinter", the Hungry Winter of 1944-45 in which the occupied Netherlands was denied any food or fuel by the Germans as punishment for supporting the Allies.[500x745]

#History Pic: A Dutch woman who survived the "Hongerwinter", the Hungry Winter of 1944-45 in which the occupied Netherlands was denied any food or fuel by the Germans as punishment for supporting the Allies.

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, uncle of Anne Boleyn and Katheryn Howard, Great Uncle of Elizabeth I

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, uncle of Anne Boleyn and Katheryn Howard, Great Uncle of Elizabeth I

J.P. Morgan...his home was the first estate to have electricity in it..thanks to Thomas Edison.

J.P. Morgan...his home was the first estate to have electricity in it..thanks to Thomas Edison.

Holocaust Museum, Israel.  This "Hall of Names" provides the names and some photos of the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust of WWII.  Sad, chilling, incredible.

Holocaust Museum, Israel. This "Hall of Names" provides the names and some photos of the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust of WWII. Sad, chilling, incredible.

A police photograph of German Olympic athlete Dora Ratjen who had been arrested at a train station on suspicion of being a man in a dress. Magdeburg. Germany. September 21, 1938

A police photograph of German Olympic athlete Dora Ratjen who had been arrested at a train station on suspicion of being a man in a dress. Magdeburg. Germany. September 21, 1938

William Booth (1829-1912) A Methodist minister who founded The Salvation Army in 1878 to preach and give help, shelter and food to poor people.

William Booth (1829-1912) A Methodist minister who founded The Salvation Army in 1878 to preach and give help, shelter and food to poor people.

It was Mamie Till, Emett Till's mother years ago who made this profound statement: "Two months ago I had a nice apartment in Chicago. I had a good job. I had a son. When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, 'That's their business, not mine.' Now I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens to any of us, anywhere in the world, had better be the business of us all!"

It was Mamie Till, Emett Till's mother years ago who made this profound statement: "Two months ago I had a nice apartment in Chicago. I had a good job. I had a son. When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, 'That's their business, not mine.' Now I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens to any of us, anywhere in the world, had better be the business of us all!"

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