George Washington's Dentures - Despite legends, none of them would be made from wood. They were carved from hippopotamus and elephant ivory. Sometimes the teeth were set in gold. His dentures had gold springs to hold the upper and lower teeth together.
Doris “Dorie” Miller was a cook in the US Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross. A ship’s cook on the battleship West Virginia during Pearl.
Rare picture of Titanic victims shows prayers said over their bodies
A haunting photograph showing victims of the Titanic disaster being buried at sea has been uncovered. In the photo, two men can be seen dropping a victim over the side of the recovery ship, the CS Mackay Bennett.