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Aloysius Marx

Aloysius Marx

Aloysius Marx was born in Germany in 1862 and came to America to seek fame and fortune in the earl 1880’s. Marx’s career started with a bang — literally — in 1884 when he was drafted into an impromptu slugging match with John L. Sullivan. Marx lasted 55 seconds with...

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John Grunn Marx: The Luxembourg Hercules

John Grunn Marx: The Luxembourg Hercules

At an exhibition in Paris, in the year 1905, ‘The Luxembourg Hercules’ John Grunn Marx bent and broke three horseshoes in the span of 2 minutes and 15 seconds. One of these horseshoes is shown above. Marx was descended from a long line of blacksmiths and was famed for...

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Tag:
John Grunn Marx
Aloysius Marx

Aloysius Marx

Aloysius Marx was born in Germany in 1862 and came to America to seek fame and fortune in the earl 1880’s. Marx’s career started with a bang — literally — in 1884 when he was drafted into an impromptu slugging match with John L. Sullivan. Marx lasted 55 seconds with...

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John Grunn Marx: The Luxembourg Hercules

John Grunn Marx: The Luxembourg Hercules

At an exhibition in Paris, in the year 1905, ‘The Luxembourg Hercules’ John Grunn Marx bent and broke three horseshoes in the span of 2 minutes and 15 seconds. One of these horseshoes is shown above. Marx was descended from a long line of blacksmiths and was famed for...

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