Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young is listed as a co-inventor on seven U.S. Patents related to model trains.
On 26 November 1867, due to a loophole in the law, Lily Maxwell became the first woman to vote in a British parliamentary election. As it turned out, British women would have to wait to 1928 to get the vote.
The Photocorynus Spiniceps is the smallest known vertebrate, a quarter of an inch long, about half a million times smaller than the female.
On the 27 October 1662, much in need of money, Charles II sells the strategic port of Dunkirk to Louis XIV of France.
When American Republican politician Newt Gingrich was running as a presidential candidate in January 2012, he presented the idea of making the moon into the 51st member of the United States. He also proposed to establish a permanent colony on the moon by 2020 to reinvigorate the American Space Program.
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