A girl, in the Vacococha tribe of Peru, to prepare her for marriage at the age of 12, is placed in a basket in the hut of her prospective in-laws and must remain suspened over an open fire night and day for 3 months.
Theaters in Glendale, California can show horror films only on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.
In the state of Queensland, Australia, it is still constitutional law that all pubs (hotel/bar) must have a railing outside for patrons to tie up their horse.
In 1845 Boston had an ordinance banning bathing unless you had a doctor's prescription.
Under the law of Mississippi, there is no such thing as a female Peeping Tom.
Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from the serious pursuit of archery.
To pass U.S. Army basic training young female recruits must do 17 pushups in two minutes. Males must do 40 pushups in two minutes.
Because of heavy traffic congestion, Julius Caesar banned all wheeled vehicles from Rome during daylight hours.
In Pennsylvania, Ministers are forbidden from performing marriages when either the bride or groom is drunk.
At the first professional baseball game, the umpire was fined 6 cents for swearing.