I jot down notes on potential weirdos and one my list is Beau Brummell. What is weirder than a dandy? Or just fashion in general? Then I started to read about him and realized that to someone in 2018…. he's only sort of weird. Beau Brummell was famous for….being famous. Except he did it … Continue reading It’s All Dandy
In 1901 President McKinley was assassinated and his vice president, Theodore Roosevelt became the United States’ 26th president. Roosevelt had already proven that he had an adventurous and bold spirit. He had overcome many tragedies in his lifetime and now his career had taken him to the highest position in the country. Luckily for the world, … Continue reading The Other Washington Monument
This is probably one of my favorite history of a woman wronged. Meet Princess Olga of Kiev. She was living in Russia in 945 with her husband and son. Her husband, Igor of Kiev was a ruler of Kiev Rus which was an area near the Baltic Sea that comprised of several Slavic Tribes. One of … Continue reading Hell Hath No Fury Like a Pissed Off Russian
What is weird about Napoleon's penis? A lot...
Don't let your memories of dry history texts in school fool you. History is not a dull parade of facts. It is full of fascinating tidbits and weirdos. Some of it reads more bizarre then a celebrity gossip column. It is people living in times that we can not even imagine. The people of the … Continue reading Weirdos in History: We’re all Mad here.