135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

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76. Truman Capote said he met some pretty historically significant people.

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He said he was the only person who'd met John F. Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Sirhan Sirhan.

77. Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for voting in the 1872 election.

She never paid the fine.

78. Canned pumpkin isn’t actually pumpkin.

Even purées that advertise as “100 percent pumpkin” are actually made of a range of different winter squashes.