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Graphic History

Going over in a wooden barrel is just the tip of an extremely ill-advised iceberg

THE DAREDEVILS OF NIAGARA FALLS

Three waterfalls make up Niagara, but it’s this one, the cataract that separates Ontario in Canada from New York State, that is the most famous. Horseshoe Falls has a 792-metre brink, over which 680,000 gallons of water flow every second, plunging 57 metres into the rapids below. Tourists have been flocking to see it for almost two centuries and it didn’t take long for daredevils to spot a chance at overnight fame. Some even survived their attempts to tell the tale.

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In this month’s issue… Henry VIII’s Six Weddings While every detail of Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle has been anticipated and analysed, the nuptials of his Tudor namesake Henry VIII are less familiar. Alison Weir peers behind the drapes of the six days that preceded ‘divorced, beheaded, died…’. Plus: the CIA heist of a sunken Soviet nuclear sub during the Cold War; Wounded Knee massacre; female Pharaohs; the 1820 plot to murder the Cabinet; and Lee Miller’s photos of WWII