The car company Jaguar was originally called S.S. Cars Limited. But they changed the name in 1945 to make it clear they weren’t connected to the Nazis.
Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson were supposed to record an entire album of duets together in 1983, but Freddie bailed because Michael kept bringing his llama into the studio.
The Jamaican bobsled team from the 1994 Winter Olympics finished in 14th place . . . which was one spot ahead of the United States.
Lighters were invented in 1823 . . . three years before matches.