Annie Edson Taylor
Went Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel
The schoolteacher recognized that daredevil feats were all the rage, and her work as a schoolteacher at Charm School wasn’t quick paying the bills. She hatched a scheme to deliberately go over the Falls in a barrel—one that she designed herself—on her 63rd Birthday.
Was she successful in getting rich quick? Was there any fallout (ha) from her decision? Check out the episode to hear the full tale of Annie Edson Taylor!