Masked faces parade in Bulgaria, while Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open and 19th Grand Slam title, while the funeral is held for “Mr. Cub,” Ernie Banks. All this, and more, in the day in photos from around the world.
The Maryland Historical Society launched a blog this past September called underbelly. With its vast collection of photographs, maps, recordings and other historical documents, the blog culls through and explores important, and often forgotten items from Maryland’s rich history. Occasionally, as its name suggests, the blog discusses less-than-flattering past events, which continue to reverberate with Marylanders of today. One such entry recently got our attention entitled “Masked Mystery.” In the article, the author introduces a sinister-looking photograph from their archives that has perplexed them for some time.