I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
April 9, 2011
April 9th: Jumbo Comes to America
Jumbo was one of the most famous elephants ever. Today's the anniversary of his first day in the United States.
Pictured: a 1885 photograph of Jumbo and his trainer, Matthew Scott.