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.

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Theaters in Glendale, California can show horror films only on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.

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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.

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In 1845 Boston had an ordinance banning bathing unless you had a doctor's prescription.

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Under the law of Mississippi, there is no such thing as a female Peeping Tom.

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Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from the serious pursuit of archery.

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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.

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Because of heavy traffic congestion, Julius Caesar banned all wheeled vehicles from Rome during daylight hours.

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In Pennsylvania, Ministers are forbidden from performing marriages when either the bride or groom is drunk.

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At the first professional baseball game, the umpire was fined 6 cents for swearing.

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