‘Banjo’ Paterson’s role in the Anzac battalions has slipped to obscurity, perhaps because—mysteriously—he wrote very little about it.
John Cadbury believed that drinking chocolate could pull families away from pubs. Even today, none of the local pubs, bars or shops serve alcohol.
The founder of Coles supermarket chain paid for Billy Graham’s crusade to be publicly broadcast across the nation in the early days of television.
Between Boxing Day 1903 and Boxing Day 1904, the incidence of arrests for drunkenness dropped by a massive 60%. So what exactly happened?