Blog Archive for November, 2011

Dempsey vs Carpentier

2011 November 24th

Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier fight in boxing’s first million dollar gate (July 2, 1921). This fight happens on the radio in the background of Boardwalk Empire season 2 episode 9.

the fight with commentary (source of video):

preparation, training and a longer version of the fight (source of video):

Boulevard du Temple by Daguerre (1838)

2011 November 11th

This is the first photograph with a person in it. It was made by Louis Daguerre in 1838 using the daguerreotype process that he invented. source

New Scraps

2011 November 5th

All Scraps