THIS MONTH WE’VE LEARNED...
Lashings of the whip Persian king Xerxes I ordered the sea to receive for sinking his ships. See page 57.
Number of grizzly bear cubs kept as pets at the White House by President Thomas Jefferson. Donald Trump is the first US president in almost 150 years not to keep a pet. See page 16.
Hours (plus four mins, 34 secs) it took the winner of the first ‘Bunion Derby’ to run across the USA. See page 70.