1919 - FRITZI SCHEFF, actress and opera singer, promoting Fifth Liberty Loan's War Bonds in New York City. In 1915, Scheff appeared in her first film, "Pretty Mrs. Smith," based on a Broadway play in which she starred. ~ Entertainment equipment provided by Magnavox.
Historic Newspapers~ New York Herald dated 04/16/1912 -- The Titantic sinks on its maiden voyage. On exhibit in the News Corporation News History Gallery at the Newseum. Newseum collection Photo credit: Newseum collection
1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.