When The Boston Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees, the Red Sox were the top team and the Yankees had struggled. After Ruth, the Yankees became the most successful team in baseball and the Red Sox suffered and didn’t win a World Series for nearly a century.
Ray Chapman was the only player in MLB history to die from a baseball thrown at his head. After his death, the MLB made rules that ensured baseballs remained sanitary and later players would always wear helmets.
The Library of Alexandria’s first librarian Zenodotus came up with the first known ordering of books in alphabetical order.
The Spanish named St. Augustine, Florida after Saint Augustine of Hippo since they first spotted land in Florida on the feast day honoring the saint.
Elephants may have the best sense of smell in the animal kingdom. They can smell better than a bloodhound.