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1st Daredevil killed over Niagara Falls...



Item # 647253

July 12, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1920

* Charles Stephens - daredevil
* Over the Niagara Falls in barrel
* 1st death in this manner


The front page has a one column heading: "DIES IN NIAGARA, RIDING IN BARREL" with subheads that include: "English Barber 'Daredevil' Killed in Plunge as Craft Is Broken to Pieces" "Fails At The Water Curtain" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of daredevil, Charles Stephens, while attempting to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. He was the first daredevil to be killed this way.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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