When President Harry S. Truman visited Disneyland in 1957, he refused to come aboard the popular Dumbo attraction. Truman, a Democrat, didn't want to be seen riding in the symbol of the Republican Party.
A man called Billy Owen lost an eye and half his face to cancer and used it to start a career as a zombie actor.
City of Industry, California,
has a population of 219
but is home to
Leonardo Da Vinci was the illegitimate son
Before the Columbian Exchange, there were no oranges in Florida, no bananas in Ecuador, no potatoes in Ireland, no coffee in Colombia, no pineapples in Hawaii, no rubber trees in Africa, no tomatoes in Italy, and no chocolate in Switzerland.