1. The Catholic Church unknowingly made Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha) a saint after the Christianization of his life story in the 14th century. – Source

2. Only Two words in English contain all the Vowels in Order: ‘Facetiously’ and ‘Abstemiously’ – Source

3. The decision to ground all planes in the U.S. on September 11th was made by one man, Ben Sliney, one of the FAA’s National Operations Managers. It was his first day in that position. – Source

4. The Greek explorer Pytheas was the first to encounter the northern Arctic icecaps, the Germanic tribes, the Midnight Sun and visited Great Britain in 325 BC. He was also the first person to postulate that the tides were caused by the moon and. – Source

5. There was 1561 celestial phenomenon over Nuremberg that reported incidence of a great space battle over Germany in the middle ages. There was even a crash landing reported outside the town. – Source