Clarence "Cap" Wigington was the first black person to serve as a municipal architect in the United States. Wigington is responsible for some of St. Paul's most iconic public buildings. Wigington was born in Lawrence, Kansas,Clarence “Cap” Wigington was the first black person to serve as a municipal architect in the United States. Wigington is responsible for some of St. Paul’s most iconic public buildings. Wigington was born in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1883, but his family soon moved to Omaha…

Clarence "Cap" Wigington was the first black person to serve as a municipal architect in the United States. Wigington is responsible for some of St. Paul's most iconic public buildings. Wigington was born in Lawrence, Kansas,Clarence “Cap” Wigington was the first black person to serve as a municipal architect in the United States. Wigington is responsible for some of St. Paul’s most iconic public buildings. Wigington was born in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1883, but his family soon moved to Omaha…

Richard L. Davis was a prominent African American labor organizer during the late nineteenth century. Davis was born in Roanoke, Virginia in 1864. After spending several years working at a tobacco factory, Davis became a coalminer.Richard L. Davis was a prominent African American labor organizer during the late nineteenth century. Davis was born in Roanoke, Virginia in 1864. After spending several years working at a tobacco factory, Davis became a coalminer. He eventually settled in…

Richard L. Davis was a prominent African American labor organizer during the late nineteenth century. Davis was born in Roanoke, Virginia in 1864. After spending several years working at a tobacco factory, Davis became a coalminer.Richard L. Davis was a prominent African American labor organizer during the late nineteenth century. Davis was born in Roanoke, Virginia in 1864. After spending several years working at a tobacco factory, Davis became a coalminer. He eventually settled in…

John Wayne statue by David Manuel in Winterset, Iowa (1981)  ...near the very home where he was born...

John Wayne (Artist: David Manuel) Winterset, Iowa - the Western film icon’s legendary demeanor is captured in bronze near the very home where he was born.

Captain Todd Carter ... killed at the Battle of Franklin, Tenn.  He was killed on the family farm, within 100 yds of the house where he was born  where his family sought refuge in the basement.  After the battle, with a lantern in hand, his father wandered over the battlefield all night looking for his son.  He took Todd's body to the house where his mother  sisters cleaned his body preparing him for burial.  Fathers are heroes too. http://pinterest.com/source/nashville-vacation-fun.com/

Learn more about the Battle of Franklin, one of the fiercest battles of the Civil War. Our Ten Facts page will help expand your appreciation for this 1864 battle in Tennessee.

Veiled Truth (also called Modesty or Chastity), Cappella di Santa Maria Della Pieta dei Sangro (Sansevero Chapel, Naples, Italy)  Antonio Corradini  .  Antonio Corradini (6 September 1668 – 29 June 1752) was a Venetian Rococo sculptor. Corradini was born in Este and worked mainly in the Veneto, but also completed commissions for work outside Venice, including Naples, where he died.  Veiled Truth (also called Modesty or Chastity) a remarkable tomb monument dedicated to Cecilia Gaetani…

Statue: The Veiled Truth (aka Modesty / Chastity) by Antonio Corradini, 1751 at Cappella Sansevero, Naples, Italy

This is scrappy and he is really that colour Scrappy was born in 1997 as a black cat and only a few years ago he started turning white (maybe vitiligo) and has ended up with this extraordinary pattern - here is where you can find that Perfect Gift for Friends and Family Members

This is scrappy and he is really that colour Scrappy was born in 1997 as a black cat and only a few years ago he started turning white (maybe vitiligo) and has ended up with this extraordinary pattern - A very pretty kitty

Johnnie Johnson was one of the greatest Rock & Roll  musicians and composers. He was born in Fairmont, West Virginia on July 8, 1924. By the age of 4, he already knew how to play the piano. By his twenties, he was an accomplished jazz and blues player on the club circuit in Chicago, where he […]  Th...Johnnie Johnson was one of the greatest Rock & Roll  musicians and composers. He was born in Fairmont, West Virginia on July 8, 1924. By the age of 4, he already knew how to play the piano. By…

October Pianist Johnnie Johnson hired 26 year old Chuck Berry as a guitarist in his band. While playing evening gigs in the St. Louis area, Berry kept his day job as a hairdresser for the next three years.

This is Su Kong Tai Djin. Born in China in 1849 suffering from hypertrichosis. His poor and superstitious family believed his appearance to be a sign of evil and so they left the baby in the forest to die. Tai Djin was discovered in the forest by a Shoalin monk and was taken back to be raised at the Fukien Shoalin Temple. There Tai Djin became one of the greatest kung fu masters of all time, mastering all of the skills of the seven Shaolin temples.

The Werewolf Kung Fu Master

Su Kong Tai Djin was born in 1849 in China, with hypertrichosis, or "werewolf disease". Abandoned as an infant by his superstitious family, Su Kong Tai Djin was adopted by Shaolin monks and trained to be a master of Kung Fu.

Dr Fritz Klein, the camp doctor, standing in a mass grave at Belsen. Klein, who was born in Austro- Hungary, was an early member of the Nazi Party and joined the SS in 1943. He worked in Auschwitz-Birkenau for a year from December 1943 where he assisted in the selection of prisoners to be sent to the gas chambers. After a brief period at Neungamme, Klein moved to Belsen in January 1945. Klein was subsequently convicted of two counts of war crimes and executed in December 1945. APR  15 1945…

Fritz Klein, a concentration camp doctor, stands in a mass grave in Belsen [[MORE]] April Fritz Klein, a Nazi camp doctor who conducted medical experiments on prisoners during the Holocaust, stands among corpses in a mass grave after.

Peder Severin Kroyer. According to Charley Parker, of linesandcolors.com "He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Art, traveled Europe and studied in Paris, where he was introduced to the work of the French Impressionists, an influence that resonates in his open, painterly, color-filled later work." Just gorgeous!

Peder Severin Kroyer. According to Charley Parker, of linesandcolors.com "He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Art, traveled Europe and studied in Paris, where he was introduced to the work of the French Impressionists, an influence that resonates in his open, painterly, color-filled later work." Just gorgeous!

Josiah Henson was born into slavery June 15, 1789, in Port Tobacco, Maryland. In 1828, Henson became a preacher for the Methodist Episcopal Church and was able to earn money to buy his freedom. His master took the money, but then raised the price to $1,000. In 1830 Henson fled to Canada with his family where he became involved in the Underground Railroad, leading over 200 slaves to freedom

Escaped slave and minister Josiah Henson became involved in the Underground Railroad, leading slaves to freedom and developed his own Afro-Canadian community.

justin bieber is mine and lots of others insparation. he is all about helping people. justin is my world and everything i belieb in. i lovee you justin!!! i know why god made you... because he knew that u could make a difference!

justin bieber is my insparation. he is all about helping people. justin is my world and everything i belieb in. i lovee you justin! because he knew that u could make a difference!

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