American actress (1904-1966)

American singer Helen Kane Kane in 1929 Born Helen Clare Schroeder (1904-08-04)August 4, 1904 Died September 26, 1966(1966-09-26) (aged 62) Resting place Long Island National Cemetery, Suffolk County, New York Occupation Singer, actress Years active 1921–1950s Spouse(s)…

Americans not welcome due to virus, say Mexicans

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A border wall divides Nogales, Arizona from the Mexican state of Sonora Mexican protesters have shut a US southern border crossing amid fears that untested American travellers will spread…

TIL that one acre of hemp can produce…

The Project Gutenberg eBook of Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material, by Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L. Merrill. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material, by Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L.…

An SS guard, Viktor Pestek, helped a Jewish…

On the night of 5 April 1944, Siegfried Lederer, a Czech Jew, escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp wearing an SS uniform provided by SS-Rottenführer Viktor Pestek. Because of his Catholic faith and infatuation with…