Fun Facts

Benjamin Franklin wasn’t trusted to write the Declaration of Independence as it was feared he would put a joke in it

The Pokémon Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan were named after Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, respectively

In 1995 a criminal stole a tank from the US Navy, and took it to a California highway. Many people refer to this as the GTA incident

Every year, over 2,500 left-handed people die due to using right-handed products

In 1567, the man said to have the longest beard in the world died after he tripped over his beard running away from a fire

The Dance Fever of 1518 was a month-long plague of inexplicable dancing in Strasbourg , in which hundreds of people danced for about a month for no apparent reason. Several of them danced themselves to death

Sigurd the Mighty, a ninth-century Norse earl of Orkney, was killed by an enemy he had beheaded several hours earlier. He’d tied the man’s head to his horse’s saddle, but while riding home one of its protruding teeth grazed his leg. He died from the infection

In Ancient Greece, throwing an apple to a woman was considered a marriage proposal

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