From 1888 until his death in 1897, “Owney” the dog rode with Railway Mail Service clerks and mailbags all across the nation.
The Railway Mail Service clerks adopted Owney as their unofficial mascot, marking his travels by placing medals and tags from his stops on his collar. By the early 1890s, the traveling postal dog was a regular feature in newspapers across the country as Owney visited town after town.
The first Olympic Marathon in the first modern Olympic Games in Athens.
A kitten with eight legs and two tails made by famous taxidermist, Walter Potter.
“During the famous clock tower stunt, Harold Lloyd is not as far from the ground as he appears. The building on which he climbs was actually a fake wall constructed on the roof of an actual skyscraper and skillfully photographed to maintain the illusion.” - IMDB
A man hangs from a skyscraper in New York City.
Ches McCartney was a traveling preacher who traveled the country in a old railroad cart pulled by a heard of goats from 1930 to 1968. Despite being a preacher, Ches was notorious for his fowl language and horrid smell. His primary form of income was selling postcards of himself like this one.
“So, upon going through family photographs, I have discovered that there was a little person in my heritage.” -andipantz