Fun Fact: Why We Call Them Rhinestones

Rhinestones get their name from the Rhine river as they originated in a port city between France and Germany.

Fun Fact: The Roman King Son Of King John of England

King John’s son Richard did not succeed him as his first son Henry did, as Henry III. But Richard actually did become king in a different land as King of the Romans, which actually was a fancy name for King of Germany.

Fun Fact: The Very First Gas Station

The first gas station was a modified pharmacy in 1888 and was located in Germany. Many pharmacies later started selling gasoline as a side business.