Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined

Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded

In 1935, Jesse Owens broke 4 world records in 45 minutes

Mother Teresa's real name was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

George Washington died the last hour of the last day of the last week of the last month of the last year of
the 18th century

St Francis of Assisi introduced Christmas Carols to formal church services

The quickest ascent of Everest, in 10 hours, 56 minutes, was achieved by Sherpa Lhakpa Gelu

Abraham Lincoln held a liquor license and operated several taverns

Walt Disney was once fired by a newspaper editor for lack of imagination

Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts

Alexander the Great was an epileptic

Mozart wrote the music for the song Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star when he was just five years old.

Thomas Edison's total school education consisted of three months

Santa Claus, St. Nicholas, was born in the ancient southeastern Turkish town of Lycia early in the fourth