On August London police received more than 36 reports of a gigantic sea serpent in the Thames. It was “at least 200 ft long and 5 yards across,” said one panicky witness. Despite all the sightings, no one managed to get a picture—or so it.
Before the fall: the ill-fated 1919 White Sox strike relaxed poses for a team picture. Eight White Sox players were later charged with conspiracy to commit fraud after taking money to throw baseball games.
MUNCHEN-GLADBACH, GERMANY, BRITISH AWARD CEREMONIES. LEFT TO RIGHT, ARE: (1ST ROW) MAJ.GEN. McLAIN; MAJ.GEN. WILLIAM KEAN; LT.GEN. LEONARD GEROW; LT. GEN. COURTNEY HODGES; FIELD MARSHALL SIR BERNARD L. MONTGOMERY; LT. GEN WILLIAM SIMPSON; MAJ. GEN LAWTON COLLINS; MAJ. GEN JAMES GAVIN; (SECOND ROW) BRIG. GEN. RAYMOND MOSES; MAJ. GEN WALTER ROBERTSON; MAJ.GEN. RODERICK ALLEN; BRIG GEN HENRY NATCHETT; BRIG. GEN JOHN ROGERS, AND BRIG. GEN. WILLIAM HARRISON. 3/30/45