In 1895 Hampshire police handed out the first ever speeding ticket, fining a man for doing 6mph!
Take your height and divide by eight. That's how tall your head is!
To sell your home faster, and for more money, paint it yellow.
On April Fool's Day in 1977, the UK newspaper The Guardian ran a 7 page feature on the discovery of the fictitious island nation of "San Seriffe."