Saturday, October 13, 2007
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Stevens was the owner of the land that is today occupied by Hoboken, New Jersey. He had bought it at public auction after it had been confiscated from a British loyalist during the Revolutionary War. In 1815, Stevens was granted the first railroad charter in the United States for the establishment of the New Jersey Railroad.
Tuesday, October 09, 2007
Monday, October 08, 2007
Chernozemski broke into the assassination business in 1924 when he killed a Bulgarian Member of Parliament; he was sentenced to death for that murder but received a pardon in 1932. This time around, however, he would not leave the streets of Marseille alive.
Sunday, October 07, 2007
The nations that are smaller than San Marino are, in ascending order: Vatican City, Monaco, Nauru and Tuvalu.