The Battle of Blair Mountain is “the only time in the history of this country that bombs were dropped from American skies, by Americans, on Americans.”
US income inequality is on par with Russia and Turkey.
Mark Twain said “God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”
90 percent of the pumpkins grown in the United States are raised within a 90-mile radius of Peoria, Illinois.
Waffle House Index is the U.S. government’s alternative measure of disaster impact.
During the course of the Second World War, six Americans were killed by the Japanese on the US mainland. The Japanese sent a series of balloon bombs to the States and most of them were destroyed by the military or landed without exploding. But, one bomb was caught in a tree in the woods near Bly, Oregon, and when a young girl tried to pull it out of the tree it exploded, killing her, the local church minister’s wife, and four children.
Over 16,000 aborted fetuses were found in the Los Angeles fetus disposal scandal in 1982.
There were actually 32 British colonies in America in 1775, not 13. The ones we think of as “the original 13 colonies” were the ones that revolted.
About once a year, a house in the United States is hit by sewage falling from a plane.
There are more American $100 bills in Russia than there are in the United States.