Monday, February 8, 2010

This Is True

On his way home to visit his parents, a Harvard student fell between two railroad cars at the station in Jersey City, New Jersey, and was rescued by an actor on his way to visit a sister in Philadelphia. The student was Robert Lincoln, heading for 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The actor was Edwin Booth, the brother of the man who a few weeks later would murder the student’s father.

Read more about it HERE.

6 comments:

mikeinbama said...

That was so fasinating. WOW!

Pseudonymph said...

I never knew that. What a coincidence!

Oky said...

The mind bogleth!
BTW, where do you get these gems?

Howard said...

Sweet Jebus! What an odd fact and situation. You bring the most interesting things to light!

Dan said...

It is as if destinay was trying to step in and change course!

Joy said...

This one still amazes me.