On this day …….. 23rd of August 1930

Topsy, the star performing elephant of Sole Brothers Circus, caused a sensation in South Brisbane when she broke from her tether, ran amok, pushed her head through the plate-glass of a shop window, and did a clumsy waltz like she does in the ring.” Attendants finally led her away. “Too much good feed” was the explanation for Topsy’s jamboree.