The Pony Express, one of the most famous chapters in U.S. history, only lasted a little over one year, from April 1860 to October 1861.
In WWII Allied troops sometimes used inflatable tanks to fool the Nazis.
More people died during the first 50 years of mining (in the U.S.) then did in any major battle during the Civil War.
The first vending machine was created in the first century A.D. and dispensed holy water.
Anne Frank's sister also kept a diary, unfortunately it was never found.
Genghis Khan has slept with so many women in his life that there is a 5% chance you are related to him.
John D. Rockefeller was the richest man in American history. Adjusted to modern dollars, his net worth was between $392 billion and $663.4 billion.
The Nazis invented an exploding chocolate bar, but it was intercepted by British intelligence.
There were more bombs dropped in the Vietnam War then in Europe during WWII.
The U.S. printed special money for Hawaii during WWII to prevent the Japanese from getting a hold of millions of American dollars in case of a successful invasion of the islands.
Ancient Mayans would file their teeth in different shapes and drill small holes in them to hold small jade beads for ceremonial and religious reasons.
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