The mayors of Carthage and Rome signed an official peace treaty 2,000 years after the Punic Wars’ end.
Between 1825 to 1925 about 1/3rd of Norway’s population moved to North America.
In 1986 the United Way released 1.5 million balloons in Cleveland as a publicity stunt. It clogged the land and waterways of NE Ohio, shut down an airport runway, and forced the Coast Guard to suspend a search and rescue of 2 men who ended up drowning.
In order to combat the negative images of Chinese tourists abroad, people are willing to pay hundreds of dollars for Western etiquette classes
There is a restaurant in Pittsburgh, the Conflict Kitchen, that only serves cuisines from countries that the US is in conflict with. When they started serving Palestinian food, they received death threats.
Nissan used the number 23 in racing because the number 2 translates to ni. And, the number 3 translates to san. 23 translates to ni-san.
A youth subculture from the late 1940s until the early 1960s in the Soviet Union used to dress like Americans in order to express their apolitical views, neutral or negative attitudes toward Soviet morality.
In 2010 a homeless man saved a woman from a knife attack in New York. He was stabbed trying to help, yet still chased the assailant before collapsing from his wounds. CCTV cameras captured over 20 people walk past him. Some stared, none helped. He later died on the sidewalk where he fell.