Posts Tagged ‘1865’

The 1865 New York Times Loves A Cat Fight

In researching for this week's This Week In Sexist History, I came across this female vigilante justice gem from the July 11, 1865 edition of the New York Times. The media's obsession with a good cat fight dates back at least 144 years, when imprisoned philanderer and saloon owner Dan Sullivan and rumored home-wrecker "Mrs. [...]