Sunday, 19 August 2007

On this day in 1888 the first beauty contest was held – at Spa, Belgium, It was won by an 18 yr old West Indian. (That same year Karl Benz began selling petrol driven motor cars.) Neither the winner nor the car looked anything like this!

1 comment:

  1. I'm obviously not as observant as I thought. I spent ages wondering why she was wearing a plastercast(which could scratch the paintwork)on her left arm.


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