January 15 in Pop Culture History

January 15 in Pop Culture History
It’s National Hat Day, because in 1797, the 1st top hat was worn, by John Etherington in London.
There are 350 days left until next year. (unless it is 2020 or 2024)

1759 – The British Museum, in Bloomsbury, London, the world’s oldest public national museum, opened to the public.

1861 – The Steam elevator was patented by Elisha Otis.

1863 – Wood pulp paper was first used in …

The Black Dahlia Mystery

The Black Dahlia Mystery

Elizabeth Short was a 22 year old actress whose body was found on January 15, 1947 in a vacant lot in Leimert Park, a suburb of Los Angeles California, brutally murdered.

As far back as the 1800s the press have given names to unknown murderers or murders, Jack the Ripper and The Boston Strangler are two examples of murderers.  Little Lord Fauntleroy and Little Miss Nobody are names the press …