Boston Corbett, the Union Army soldier who killed John Wilkes Booth, castrated himself with a pair of scissors in order to avoid sexual temptation and remain holy. He then ate a meal and went to a prayer meeting before he sought medical treatment.
First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln - Mary Ann (née Todd) Lincoln (December 1818 – July was the wife of the President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and was First Lady of the United States from 1861 to
Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.