President William Henry Harrison gave the longest inaugural address. Unfortunately, he contracted pneumonia and died 30 days later, serving the shortest term.
“The Star Spangled Banner,” by Francis Scott Key, was originally a poem titled “The Defense of Fort McHenry,”
Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
President Grover Cleveland’s first name is Stephen. Grover is his middle name.
Herbert Hoover was Stanford’s football team manager. At the first Stanford-Cal game in 1892, he forgot to bring the ball
The first president to earn a PhD was Woodrow Wilson.
Former president Gerald Ford wasn’t always gray-haired and paunchy — in his college days, he worked as a male model, and even appeared on the cover of Cosmopolitan.
Only female mosquitoes will bite you.
Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows coffee.
The Q in Q-tips stands for quality. They were originally called Baby Gays.
The average life span of a Major League Baseball is 7 pitches.
Baseball player Richie Ashburn, in August 1957, hit a fan with a foul ball. A few minutes later, he hit the same fan again(!) while she was being taken out on a stretcher.
Churchill Downs, Yankee Stadium, the Rose Bowl, the Roman Colosseum and Vatican City could all fit inside Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (At the same time!)
“J” is the only letter of the alphabet not used in the atomic symbol for any element.
The highest and lowest points in the contiguous United States aren’t just in the same state— they’re in the same county. The two spots, located in Inyo County, California, are about 100 miles apart.