The earliest Homo sapiens sapiens were the Cro-Magnons. These early modern humans are named after the location of their discovery in France in the 1860s. Since their original discovery, many other Cro-Magnon fossils and artifacts have been found throughout Europe, Asia and Africa.
Cro-Magnons were taller than the Neanderthal, but they were not as muscular. A very important advantage is that they had much improved technologies, languages and cultures over those of the Neanderthals.
Half the wrecks that strew the ocean, if some star had been their guide, might have now been riding safely but they drifted with the tide..
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 did start in a barn belonging to Patrick and Katherine O''Leary. The O''Leary''s house was one of the few that survived the fire.