World's first travel agencies: Cox & Kings, founded in 1758, and Thomas Cook, founded in 1860.
Most populated city in the world
The most populated city in the world - when major urban areas are included - is Tokyo, with more than 37 million residents.
More Miscellaneous Facts
Barbie was introduced at the New York Toy Fair on 9 March 1959; her real name is Barbie Millicent Roberts and her parents are Ruth and Elliot Handler. Barbie has four sisters: Skipper (1964), Stacie (1992), Kelly (1995) and Krissy (1995). Ken, Barbie's boyfriend, debuted in 1961. Unfortunately, they split up on Valentine's Day 2004.
It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population are drunk.