Category: History

Discontinued Olympic Sports

Discontinued Olympic Sports

Olympic games change over the years. Here is a list of discontinued olympic sports featured in past Olympics that are no longer a part of the modern games.

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Edinburgh’s Underground City

Edinburgh’s Underground City

The Edinburgh underground city was connected to the construction of the Flodden Wall in 1513. It was used to house the undesirables and plague victims.

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Post Mortem Photography – Victorian Culture of Immortalizing the Dead

During the Victorian era, post-mortem photography was a normal part of the American and European cultures. These Victorian death photos assisted with the grieving process and were not judged as creepy or morbid. For most families, this was the only photo of a baby or parent from which to remember ...

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Historic Mysteries