Until President Kennedy was killed, it wasn't a federal crime to assassinate the President.
In Ancient Egypt, some people paid their taxes in honey.
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster.
India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
The universally popular Hershey bar was used overseas during World War II as currency.
In 1987 American Airlines saved $40,000 by eliminating one olive from its First Class salads.