In 1922, people rioted over whether it was okay or not to wear a straw…

In 1922, people rioted over whether it was okay or not to wear a straw hat past the “socially acceptable” date of September 15, in New York. The riot lasted 8 days and led to multiple arrests. Gangs of teenagers prowled the streets wielding large sticks, sometimes with a nail driven through the top, looking for pedestrians wearing straw hats and beating those who resisted.

A man was supposed to be on both doomed…

maartendejonge-croppedA man was supposed to be on both doomed Malaysian Air flights. Dutch cyclist Maarten de Jonge had a ticket for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370, but changed his ticket at the last second. The plane still hasn’t been found. He was also scheduled to fly on Flight MH 17, but ended up changing his ticket for another flight.

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