Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of radio, was the great-grandson of the inventor of Jameson’s Irish whiskey.
The German Staubsauger and Dutch Stofzuiger, both literally translate as ‘dust-sucker’ to mean vacuum cleaner.
Victorian pantomimes starting at 7pm often did not finish until midnight.
In 2014, a pair of underpants donated by the mayor of Brussels was stolen from the Brussels Underpants Museum.
Between 1939 and 1945, World War II claimed an average of 1256 lives per hour; between 1934 and 1945, Holocaust claimed an average of 169 lives per hour.
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