~ Curious George was originally called Fifi. When the writers made him the main focus of their second book, their publisher told them Fifi was too feminine a name for the boy monkey so they changed it.
~ Sunglasses were first commercially produced and sold on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ in a Woolworth's store. They were made and sold in 1929 by Sam Foster, the man behind Foster Grant sunglasses.
~ Hitler's private 12 car armored train was originally named Amerika. The name was changed to Brandenburg after the US entered World War II.
~ Paris's world famous Hotel Ritz installed king-sized tubs in all its bathrooms because Edward VII, while still Prince of Wales, got stuck in a narrow tub with a lover and had to be extricated by his valets.
~ Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon first introduced oranges and lemons to Florida in 1513. They were planted in St. Augustine.