Block Place - Melbourne, Australia (one of Melbourne's many laneways and where Cafe Sergovia is - good eggs benedict) The Block Arcade is also the home of Haigs' Chocolates - another example of culinary bliss.
I've visited it with a class of Sec. Old Melbourne Gaol. Between 1842 and its closure in 1929 the gaol was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia's most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly.
Influenza Pandemic - killed more people than the Great War, known today as World War I (WWI), at somewhere between 20 and 40 million people. It has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history.