Leonid Rogozov (1934-2000) was a Russian general practitioner who participated in a Soviet expedition in Antarctica in 1960. In April of 1961, he began to feel unwell and eventually came to the conclusion that he had an inflammation in his appendix.
In 1812, the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) was informed that the Russians might plan an attack. He then mobilized more than 450,000 men for his “Grande Armée” and marched towards Russia.
Robert James “Bobby” Fischer (1943 – 2008) was an American chess player, also famous for his eccentrics later in life. When he was only 13 years old, he managed to beat Donald Byrne, who was one of the best players in the country at that time.