Five Random Facts for Friday

Here are some random facts for you.

 

1.  Before Vegas was known as “Sin City,” that title usually went to Newport, Kentucky. It became a hotspot of corruption, gambling, and prostitution during Prohibition, and stayed that way until the 1960s.

 

2.  Wu-Tang Clan were the first rappers to have their own clothing line, when they launched Wu Wear in the mid ’90s.

 

3.  There’s nothing in the official Major League Baseball rules that forces players to wear hats.

 

4.  80% of the population of the United States lives within a two-hour flight of Atlanta.

 

5.  During a battle at a park between England and Ireland in 1916, there was a cease fire every day so a park employee could feed the ducks.

 

(Atlas Obscura / Complex / MLB / BBC / Irish Examiner)