In 1973, Swedish confectionery salesman Roland Ohisson was buried in a coffin made entirely of chocolate.

English soldiers were called Tommies because the example name on the soldier forms was Thomas Atkins. (The example name on US forms is John Smith.)

Julius Caesar was known as a great swimmer.

There are about 5,000 prince and princesses in each Saudi Arabian royal.

Winston Churchill was a stutterer. As a child, one of his teachers warned, “Because of his stuttering he should be discouraged from following in his father’s political footsteps.”