On Sept. 21, 1915, a British barrister named Cecil Chubb went to an auction in Salisbury, Wiltshire. He did not come home with the item his wife had requested. Rather, on a whim, he bought Stonehenge. In a response many spouses might appreciate, or at least recognize, Mary Chubb was not happy.

100 years ago today a doting husband bought Stonehenge for his wife

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