Baltimore Arabber with his horse and cart. Arabbers are an integral part of the city's culture and history, and Baltimoreans are very proud of this unique element in our heritage. Learn more at the Arabber Preservation Society's website: http://www.baltimoremd.com/arabber/
Grave Marker- John Wilkes Booth, assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green VA The body was buried in a storage room at the Old Penitentiary, later moved to a warehouse at the Washington Arsenal on Oct. 1, 1867. In 1869, the remains were again identified before being released to the Booth family, where they were buried in the family plot at Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore, after a burial ceremony.
Legend has it that duckpin bowling -- smaller balls, smaller pins -- originated in Baltimore, at lanes run by the legendary John McGraw (of Orioles and, later, New York Giants fame). But here are a couple facts: Baltimore remains one of the few places you can bowl duckpins, and nobody was better at it than the legendary Elizabeth "Toots" Barger (pictured, right, with duckpin champ Cliff Kidd Sr.) , the Hamilton native who 12 times won the prestigious Evening Sun tournament.