Jesse Owens was a four-time gold medal winner in the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin. It is often said that Owens was snubbed by Adolf Hitler. This is not entirely accurate. On the first day of the Games, Hitler only congratulated German athletes. The Olympic officials insisted that he Continue Reading
The first President of an independent United States, George Washington’s teeth were made from gold, ivory, lead and teeth extracted from animals and slaves. They were not wooden.
It is not mentioned in the Bible that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute. The myth has arisen from the connection of a “sinner” who is forgiven by Jesus (Luke Chapter 7) and the introduction of Mary Magdelene; Mary of Bethany (John Chapter 11); and a Mary “…from whom seven devils Continue Reading
There is a common misconception that Napoleon Bonaparte was small. He was measured as five feet two inches using the French system of measurement which in the English system is five feet seven inches. He employed particularly tall bodyguards which may have contributed to the perception that he was small. Continue Reading