Nowadays, we often shake our heads about news or events in which somebody has done something totally crazy, breakneck or absolutely incredible. The advantage of the present time is that people have never been as closely networked as they are today. Thus, special events can spread at an incredible speed. We often get the feeling that humanity is turning more and more insane.
The American burlesque dancer Zorita was born in America in August 1915. She became famous for her twenty-minute dance with two boa constrictors. On this picture from 1930 we see Zorita with one of the two snakes.
In 1933 women wore trousers with an extremely wide expanse. In each of these, one woman per leg, and then they had to overcome in pairs a certain distance to win the small race.