The Time "Wrong Way Corrigan" Chose Chicken Over Maryland Crabs
In 1938, a 30-year old aviator landed his plane in Ireland. Upon deplaning, he said that he had been headed for California. He became a national hero and was feted in Baltimore - with surprising results.
When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in 1945, his funeral train passed through Baltimore's Penn Station - but only a few people were allowed to stand trackside and bid final farewells. Among the onlookers was Congressman Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr and 12-year-old Franklin Delano Roosevelt D'Alesandro.