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Dopo la gavetta al Claridge’s Hotel di Londra nel 1899, Ada divenne la celebrità dell’american bar del Savoy Hotel dove inventò il celebre cocktail Hanky Panky, dedicandolo all’attore Sir Charles Hawtrey.  Fu maestra di Harry Craddock, suo stimato successore al Savoy.

Ada Coleman became head bartender at the Savoy and is known known for inventing the now-famous Hanky Panky cocktail for contemporary actor Sir Charles Hawtrey.

Jules Leotard, inventor of the the flying trapeze act, and namesake of the leotard

Who knew Leotards where named after a man :) - "Jules Leotard, inventor of the the flying trapeze act, and namesake of the leotard.

In 1931 Sue Eakin, a white girl in Louisiana, saw a dusty, old book called "Twelve Years a Slave." She found a copy for herself a bit later - and spent 70 years rescuing it from obscurity and doggedly proving it was factual. "Her passion was history, getting the history out.” In 1968 she got it back into print. In 2007, at 88, she published an edition with maps and pictures. She wrote in the acknowledgments, “Now Solomon and I can rest.” Two years later, she died. A great story at the click.

The Historian Who Unearthed “Twelve Years a Slave”

The Historian Who Unearthed “Twelve Years a Slave” --In at Sue Eakin published an edition with maps and pictures. She wrote in the acknowledgments, “Now Solomon and I can rest.” Two years later, she died. A great story at the click.

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Spirits

You’re pretty, well coiffed. You have a cocktail in a crystal martini glass.

Bartenders in the beginning of the 1900

Bartenders in the beginning of the 1900

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