Today’s events include:
Today’s Focus: Niagara Falls Runs Dry Day
In 1848, Niagara Falls did in fact run dry. It was caued by ice fields from Lake Erie that had become lodged at the source of the river, blocking the flow of water for 30 hours.
Daily Trivia: Atropine is used to dilate eyes and is made from the Belladonna plant. The Belladonna plant’s name has Italian origins and means beautiful woman because the herb was used hundreds of years ago in eye-drops by women to dilate their pupils and make them appear seductive.