1. William Fairbairn, British Secret Service agent and co-developer of the famous double-edged commando knife worked in this city as a police officer.

 
 
 
 

2. This was the first and only painting Edgar Degas sold directly to a museum.

 
 
 
 

3. On 6 January 1861, the mayor of this city suggested that it secede from the Union, even if the state did not.