Every day is strange if you know your history. This illustrated daily trivia almanac explores a bizarre moment through the ages for each day of the year, such as:
The odiferous debut of Smell-o-Vision (January 12, 1960)
The execution of Oliver Cromwell, more than two years after his death (January 30, 1661)
The day the first pig actually flew (November 4, 1909)
That time the United States ran out of toilet paper (December 19, 1973)
Drawing on a range of subjects including politics, sports, the arts, pop culture, and more, each What the . . . fact offers daily or dip-in-and-out diversion, and an opportunity to learn something new and stranger every day.