100 years ago Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated at Sarajevo: the event which led to the start of WWI
A luxury jet, bought by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for $8 million, was sold at auction for only $1.8 million.
Pieces of Lego have been washing up on an English beach for the past 17 years. [5 million pieces were washed overboard after a freight ship was hit by a huge wave]
Canadian Hugh Davidson, champion of the Arts, May 1930 – July 2014
McDonalds, Pizza Hut and KFC outlets in China sold meat and chicken that was past its expiry date. [Supplier Husi Food Co. repackaged old meat with new expiry dates.]
Bob McDonald, host of CBC’s celebrated science show “Quirks and Quarks”, has had an asteroid named after him.
“I said I wanted to tour France, not the ‘Tour de France’!”
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