Hale volunteered to gather intelligence on British troop movements and strategies but was captured, swiftly subjected to a trial by British authorities, found guilty of spying, and condemned to death as an illegal combatant.

Having opened on 16 June 1884, passengers paid 5 cents to ride the Switchback Railways and achieved speeds of up to 6 miles per hour.

Kennedy joked that he could ‘retire after having had “Happy Birthday” sung to me in such a sweet, wholesome way.’

These original New York stockbrokers traded from the Tontine Coffee House at 82 Wall Street before moving to their first dedicated trading space in 1817.

WrestleMania grossed a reported $12 million and, although reviews of the first event were mixed, it marked the start of the longest-running professional wrestling competition in history.

Blackwell graduated first in her class and became the first woman to achieve a medical degree in the United States.