Navy Seals hijack Air Force One

During the 1980s, a Navy Seal commander by the name of Richard Marcinko had been given the task to test Navy bases for their security. Marcinko took a few of his most experienced commandos and acted as if they were terrorists.

Dental technician pranks Japanese WW2 prime minister

When Hideki Tojo, the Prime Minister of Japan during WWII, was in a Tokyo jail recovering from his attempted suicide, it was decided that he needed dentures to speak more clearly during his trial for war crimes.

The invention of eyeglasses

While many rumors exist that eyeglasses were invented in China or India, the only factual evidence points to an unknown Italian as the inventor.