Cut to December 3rd, 1793 and that student is now addressing the French National Convention and recommending Louis XVI be executed. Maximilien Robespierre’s recommendation was heard and King Louis was dead two months later.
It comes from the tale of King Mithridates, who made himself immune to poison through this process. Mithridates attempted to avoid capture by his enemies by killing himself with poison, but it had been diluted when he shared it with his family and the remaining poison was not strong enough to fight his immunity.
As a result, the explosive bolts were removed from future designs.
Grissom was later assigned to the crew of Apollo 1, which was tragically lost on the tarmac when an electrical fire began in the capsule. The crew was unable to escape, partially because they could not open the capsule doors.
He caught pneumonia and died in office some four weeks later.
Though it makes for a good story, most modern historians agree that this was not likely the cause of his death as he did not show symptoms for another three weeks after the address. It is more commonly attributed now to an open sewage ditch that ran around the white house.
Salem is now known as the “Witch City” and is now home to more Wiccans than any other community in the United States.
Instead, his second wife, Anne Boleyn, gave birth to Elizabeth I, who arguably became the greatest monarch in the history of England.
“Why are you dodging like this? They couldn’t hit an elephant at this distance.”
“Jefferson still survives” he happily remarked on his deathbed, noting that the country would remain in good hands as long as Thomas Jefferson was still there after Adams had died.
What Adams didn’t know was that Jefferson had died earlier that same day. In an age before the telephone, no one had yet been informed.