34 Random Everyday Facts That We Think Would Surprise You – 19

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26John Young

An astronaut named John Young smuggled a corned beef sandwich when aboarded during the first manned gemini space flight.

27. The last Nazi soldiers to surrender in World War 2 did so on September 4, 1945, two days after the official Japanese surrender.

28. Volvo invented 3-point seatbelt and gave it away to save lives

29. The Chinese word for 'superfluous', 画蛇添足 literally means to draw legs on a snake.

30. Lord of the Rings actor Ian McKellen turned down an offer of $1.5 million to officiate a wedding dressed as Gandalf, saying "I am sorry, Gandalf doesn't do weddings."

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31Fishing licence

In Ontario, Canada, the disabled do not need fishing licenses. Possession of any number of disabled service documents (e.g. Parking permit, etc.) is equivalent to a fishing license.

32. There is such thing as False Awakening where you think that you have awoken from a dream and proceed with your daily life but you are actually still dreaming

33. President Theodore Roosevelt kept a pet badger in the White House

34. 14th US President, Franklin Pierce recited his 3,319-word inaugural address from memory, without the aid of notes.


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