Men Grapple For Axe ON THIS DAY …….. 22nd March 1934 RICHMOND Ernest Kirkwood, a young man, was charged with having murdered Claude Leslie Cooper at Richmond on this day in 1934. Death was alleged to have been caused through a blow on the head by an axe. Kirkwood maintained a quiet demeanour in court when the charge
A German technician checks the Television canon put in the Olympic Stadium, Aug. 1, 1936. The huge electronic camera build by Telefunken broadcast live for the first time, 8 hours each day, the Berlin Olympics Games show.
In 1936, Isabella Gilbert of Rochester, NY developed a machine to create dimples. In order to create the desired indentations, this device was worn over the cheeks while two knobs press into the cheeks. According to the advertisement, after continual use, the device soon make a fine set of dimples. The American Medical Association argued that the Dimple Maker would not make dimples and that prolonged use of the devise may actually cause cancer. (History By Zim)