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Annette Kellerman demonstrating her diving skills at Glenelg…

Annette Kellerman demonstrating her diving skills at Glenelg baths, 1905.

40 cool snaps show what living rooms looked like in the 1950s.

40 cool snaps show what living rooms looked like in the 1950s.

33 lovely photos of Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski on their…

33 lovely photos of Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski on their wedding day in 1968.

Did You Know Azerbaijan Used To Have Burning M…

The country has plentiful natural gas reserves, which sometimes leak to the surface, and spontaneously create fires. Venetian traveler Marco Polo mentioned seeing some of these natural fires when he passed through the area in the 1200s.

Unfortunately just a handful still burn. Because they led to a reduction of gas pressure underground, interfering with commercial gas extraction, most have been snuffed out. But a few remain. Including one named “Yanar Dag,” which literally translates to “Burning Mountain.”

Before there were alarm clocks, knocker-ups were paid to wake up…

Before there were alarm clocks, knocker-ups were paid to wake up their clients by knocking!

40 glamorous photos of young Zeudi Araya in the 1970s.

40 glamorous photos of young Zeudi Araya in the 1970s.

Photos of Sly Stone married Kathy Silva during a concert at…

Photos of Sly Stone married Kathy Silva during a concert at Madison Square Garden in 1974.

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Did you know that Julius Caesar holds the record for most Roman triumphs at four? Almost exactly 15 years earlier, Pompey the Great had held his then-unprecedented third triumph. Caesar surpassed Pompey’s record in opulent style – he held all four triumphs in one four-day span!

12 tragic facts about the life and death of Natalie Wood.

12 tragic facts about the life and death of Natalie Wood.

Yesterday's Print 2019-07-20 17:00:32

Chicago Tribune, Illinois, May 16, 1926

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