Kleenex tissues were originally intended for gas masks.
Mr. Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once asked him to do so. She wanted to know the fish were OK.
Oldest photograph of a human was an accident.
One of the earliest Father’s Day cards dates back roughly 4,000 years. Elmesu, a Babylonian youngster, carved a card out of clay to “wish his father good health and long life.”
In 1882, Australian Hugh Victor McKay created the first commercial combine harvester called the Sunshine Harvester. George Stockton Berry later created the steam powered combine harvester.
Brazil couldn’t afford to send its 69 athletes to Los Angeles for the Summer Olympics in 1932, so they put them on a ship with 50,000 sacks of coffee and sold the beans at different ports along the way.
Canoeing was originally a form of long distance transportation in North America, the Amazon basin and Polynesia, as well as many other countries.
The first mention of a pen with ink reservoir came in 973 in the region of northwest Africa by Ma’ād al-Mu’izz. He wanted a pen that didn’t get his hand messy.
John F. Kennedy expressed relief when the Berlin Wall was erected.
The First Disneyland Admission Ticket Ever Sold was purchased for $1 in 1955.