Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Phineas Taylor Barnum
Phineas Taylor Barnum, widely known for the shows known as the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Baily Circus. He started in the 1840's as a museum propieator and held exhibits that were unheard of in the time period, the first freak show ever. Things put on display included the bearded woman, sorts of midgets and tallest man. The cirus started in1884 and quickly grew into a huge success.