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33 Strange And Bizarre Facts About Willie Sutton

William Francis “Willie” Sutton, Jr. was an American bank robber. During his 40 year robbery career, he stole an estimated $2 million, and he eventually spent more than half of his adult life in prison and escaped three times. Take a look below for 33 more strange and bizarre facts about Willie Sutton. 1. For…

35 Twisted And Interesting Facts About Lee Harvey Oswald

Lee Harvey Oswald was an American Marxist and former U.S. Marine who assassinated United States President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Oswald was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps and defected to the Soviet Union in October, 1959. Take a look below for 35 more twisted and interesting facts about Lee Harvey Oswald….

30 Scary And Bizarre Facts About Ted Kaczynski

Theodore John Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber, is an American domestic terrorist, former mathematics professor, and anarchist author. A mathematics prodigy, he abandoned an academic career in 1969 to pursue a primitive lifestyle. Take a look below for 30 more scary and bizarre facts about Ted Kaczynski. 1. Between 1978 and 1995, he killed…

26 Strange And Interesting Facts About Enoch Johnson

Enoch Lewis “Nucky” Johnson was an Atlantic City, New Jersey political boss, Sheriff of Atlantic County, New Jersey, businessman and racketeer. He was the undisputed “boss” of the political machine that controlled Atlantic City and the Atlantic County government from the 1910’s until his conviction and imprisonment in 1941. Take a look below for 26…

26 Interesting And Strange Facts About Albert B. Fall

Albert Bacon Fall was a United States Senator from New Mexico and the Secretary of the Interior under President Warren G. Harding, infamous for his involvement in the Teapot Dome scandal. Take a look below for 26 more interesting and strange facts about Albert B. Fall. 1. He supported a military invasion of Mexico in…

27 Interesting And Scary Facts About Lafayette C. Baker

Lafayette Curry Baker was a United States investigator and spy, serving the Union Army, during the American Civil War and under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Take a look below for 27 more interesting and scary facts about Lafayette C. Baker. 1. Baker was born in Stafford, New York, on October 13, 1826. 2….

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Helen Keller

Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Her birthplace in West Tuscumbia, Alabama, is now a museum and sponsors an annual “Helen Keller Day.” Take a look below for 30 more awesome and interesting facts about Helen Keller….

26 Strange And Interesting Facts About Charles Goodyear

Charles Goodyear was an American self-taught chemist and manufacturing engineer who developed vulcanized rubber, for which he received the patent number 3633 from the United States Patent Office on June 15, 1844. Take a look below for 26 more strange and interesting facts about Charles Goodyear. 1. Goodyear is credited with inventing the chemical process…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Nat King Cole

Nathaniel Adams Cole was an American jazz pianist and vocalist. He recorded over one hundred songs that became hits on the pop charts. His trio was the model for small jazz ensembles that followed. Take a look below for 30 more fun and interesting facts about Nat King Cole. 1. Cole acted in films and…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women’s rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the Seneca Falls Convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized women’s rights and women’s suffrage movements in the United States….