Date unknown Overstocked with a large supply of men’s spring and winter coats, a clothier in Copenhagen, Denmark, adopted a unique sales scheme. He erected a scaffolding around his store building and completely covered it from roof to sidewalk with.
Although doctors condemned the bottles and infant mortality rates of the time were shocking – only two out of ten infants lived to their second birthday – parents continued to buy and use them. The bottles eventually earned the nickname, “Murder Bottles.
Dog tags of the more than service men and women who died in the Vietnam War hang from the ceiling of the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum in Chicago. The sculpture, entitled Above and Beyond, was designed by Ned Broderick and Richard Stein.
indypendenthistory: The library in the home of JP Morgan which was designed by Charles McKim between 1902 and The house was the first with electric lighting in NYC and it was installed personally by Thomas Edison.