In 1893 at the World’s fair in Chicago, a group of Scandavian-Americans built a replica viking ship and moored in the harbor to protest Columbus being hailed as the discoverer of North America.
The guy who discovered Pluto is on his way there as you read this.
The rabbit test was an early pregnancy test developed in 1927 by Bernhard Zondek and Selmar Aschheim. The test consisted of injecting the tested woman’s urine into a female rabbit, then examining the rabbit’s ovaries a few days later, which would change in response to a hormone only secreted by pregnant women. Modern pregnancy tests use the same principle but no longer require an animal to discover the presence of the pregnancy hormone.