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12 Bihzah Facts You Probably Never Knew About Boston

It's not all chowder and Sox. Tune in to this season of Boston's Finest for more Boston knowledge bombs. Tonight at 9/8c to TNT.

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1. The largest art theft in U.S. history occurred in Boston on March 18, 1990, when 12 paintings collectively worth $100 million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum by two thieves posing as police officers.

11. In 1967, race official Jock Semple attempted to forcefully remove Kathrine Switzer from the Boston Marathon because she was a woman. 5 Years later, women were officially allowed to participate.