In Juana Galan organized the women of her town to fight off the approaching Napoleonic army by dumping boiling water and oil on their heads and beating them off with sticks. The French retreated from the town and La Mancha as a whole.
"The first atomic bomb, exploded in the desert of New Mexico, created such intense heat that it fused the desert sand to glass." It's like the world's largest dragon's tear, formed when lightening strikes sand.
Buffalo kill - America, military commanders ordered troops to kill buffalo - not for food, but to deny native Americans their source of food, push them into reservation life. Where millions of buffalo once roamed, only a few thousand animals remained.
Organized crime was very powerfull during the time of prohibition . They brought alcohol from Canada to the state of Illinois . The head of this was the gangster Al Capone , consider one of the most powerful mobsters of all time .
This is a grave from the Victorian age when a fear of zombies and vampires was prevalent. The cage was intended to trap the undead just in case the corpse reanimated. --- Wow, We Are A Bunch Of Weird Humans Who Need Prayer ---
Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.