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Jumbo was an instant success in P.T. Barnum’s circus and the children loved him — with young Winston Churchill, Queen Victoria’s children and Theodore Roosevelt taking a ride on him when he was in a London zoo.

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HISTORY CORNER: History of the Circus
January 9, 2022 1 a.m.

HISTORY CORNER: History of the Circus

The earliest circuses may have been where the Romans pitted gladiators against one another and sacrificed Christians to the lions.