147: Lucille Ball

August 6, 2015

American comedian Lucille Ball was born on this date in 1911. Here are some things you may not have known about the star of “I Love Lucy.” First, despite claiming several times to have been …

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146: Harry Houdini

August 5, 2015

On this date in 1926, escape artist Harry Houdini performed what might have been his greatest feat, surviving 90 minutes in a sealed coffin submerged in a swimming pool. Here are a few things you …

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144: Theme Parks

August 3, 2015

On August 3, 1946, the first theme park, Santa Claus Land, opened in Santa Claus, Indiana. Here are some things you may not know about theme parks. First, there’s a difference between an amusement park …

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