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Leo – The birthplace of the MGM’s lion in Dublin
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Leo – The birthplace of the MGM’s lion in Dublin

The seventh lion, is by far MGM's longest-used lion, having appeared on most MGM films since 1957. Leo was born in Dublin Zoo. He was also the youngest at the time MGM filmed him roaring, hence his much smaller mane. Leo was purchased from famous animal deale...
Flying Caduceus – The world’s first “jet” propulsion land speed car is being exhibited in Reno
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Flying Caduceus – The world’s first “jet” propulsion land speed car is being exhibited in Reno

Los Angeles physician Dr. Nathan Ostich built the Flying Caduceus, in 1960. He chose the car's name from the medical profession's "caduceus" symbol of staff with entwined snakes and added a pair of wings denoting speed. He began construction by obtaining...
Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre – Gangsters kill gangsters in Chicago
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Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre – Gangsters kill gangsters in Chicago

The 1929 murder of seven members and associates of Chicago's North Side Gang that occurred on Saint Valentine's Day. The men were gathered at a Lincoln Park garage on the morning of that feast day, February 14th. They were lined up against a wall and shot...

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