The Baby Died - Morbid Curiosities found in Old Newspapers
September 21, 2012 2:05 PM Subscribe
posted by cilantro (59 comments total)
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A fellow tried to impress his friends by fitting a billiard ball in his mouth - he died.
A young woman laced her corset too tightly - she died.
A woman fell down the stairs, which caused one of her hairpins to penetrate her skull - she died.
And, of course, many people had horrible encounters with mill and farm machinery. Predictably, they died.
(warning-occasionally graphic descriptions of death and dismemberment, mostly from the late 19th century).
Luckily, not everyone died. Some just had a bit too much too drink
, others... well, they probably also had a bit too much to drink
The Baby Died
- a collection of Morbid Curiosities found in Old Newspapers.