Who put Bella in the witch elm? In 1943 the remains of a murdered woman were found, stuffed into a hollow tree. The graffiti "who put Bella in the witch elm?" has been appearing in the area ever since. The question has never been answered, though theories of black magic and espionage have been put forward. - Click for story
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.