The Society for the Prevention of People Being Buried Alive

In 1896, there was a group called the “Society for the Prevention of People Being Buried Alive” started by Victorian Americans.  Among other things they attempted, they tried to get a law established making it so you could only bury someone after strong smell and putrefaction were evident.


Share the Knowledge! facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinteresttumblrmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinteresttumblrmail
Print Friendly
Enjoy this article? If so, get our FREE wildly popular Daily Knowledge and Weekly Wrap newsletters:

Subscribe Me To:  | 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *