In 1995 in Pittsburgh, a 45-year-old man walked into a bank with a gun.
Every year, 4,000 people are killed by landmines.
In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt was in the middle of an election campaign.
Years ago, when I was at art school in New York, Chase Manhattan bank ran a huge ad campaign.
In New York, they used to have an expression for the way clients buy ads from agencies. It was called the Chairman's Wife Syndrome.
Apparently, there are three simple rules for a successful robbery.
Richard Shotton, of Zenith Optimedia, showed me an article in The New Yorker.
In 1913, Henry Ford's business was successful, but not as successful as he wanted.
Ray Kroc is famous as the man who founded McDonald's.
In 1970, Otis Johnson was arrested for assaulting a cop.
During World War II, James Donovan was in the US Navy - he was involved in espionage and intelligence.
On the very day he was sworn in as president, Donald Trump's first official act was to begin dismantling Obamacare.
I recently saw a frightening TED talk by Eli Pariser.
The Boeing 767 was the most sophisticated airliner of its day.
About 20 years ago, a woman scalded herself on a cup of McDonald's takeaway coffee.
As a young politician Abraham Lincoln was always clean-shaven.
In 1932, John P Thompson invented the crosshead screw.
Oysters secrete a substance called nacre, or mother-of-pearl.
I was at art school in New York in the late 1960s. It was the days of mass protests: women's lib and bra-burning.
Joy Mangano was a single mother of three, living in Long Island.