37 Incredibly Rare Random Facts You Didn’t Know | Random List #64

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26Pete Townshend

After Keith Moon passed out on stage performing with 'The Who', Pete Townshend asked the crowd if anyone knew how to play drums. Scot Halpin, a fan, finished the show with the band.


27. Hawaii wasn’t a state when Pearl Harbor was bombed in World War 2.


28. Salted butter can be left out of the fridge indefinitely. The salt soaks up the moisture in the butter that would otherwise be a breeding ground for bacteria.


29. Northeast Greenland National Park is bigger than all but 29 countries in the world. It features 5000 - 15,000 musk oxen and no permanent human population.


30. Mozart was one of the first to pirate music. He heard Miserere while in a chapel and transcribed the entire composition from memory later that day.


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31Andrew Johnson

President Andrew Johnson was drunk during his inauguration.


32. Norway wanted to give Finland a mountain for its 100th birthday.


33. Boston Corbett, the man who shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth castrated himself with a pair of scissors in order to avoid sexual temptation and remain holy.


34. There is a city in Siberia called Akademgorodok created by Khrushchev to be an academic utopia filled with nothing but scientists with its own schools, single-family homes, and markets, which was considered a luxury at that time.


35. In Star Wars Legends, Jar Jar Binks' father was named George R Binks. He was an adventurer and successful whaler but attempted suicide because of how annoying his son was.


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36Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia was so commonplace among the post-famine Irish immigrant population, that it was often called 'Irish Madness'.


37. Actor Phill Lewis, Mr. Moseby in 'The Suite Life of Zack & Cody', was sentenced to 5 years in prison in 1991 after killing a woman in a car crash.

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