During WW2, India produced the largest volunteer Army in world history: over 2.5 million men. At least 38 Indians received the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.

Towards the end of his life, Christopher Columbus produced a “Book of Prophecies,” in which his career as an explorer is interpreted in the light of Christian eschatology and of apocalypticism.

Jose Cuervo is still produced on land granted to the family by the King of Spain in 1758. It was the first business to receive a license to produce tequila and is the oldest family run business in Mexico.