The record for having the most children goes to a Russian peasant woman in the 1700s. She had 69 children in 27 pregnancies, including four sets of quadruplets. The most common time to be born is 8 a.m. on the dot. The least common is 3:09 a.m. Potatoes were introduced to Ireland in the 1500s after they were discovered by Spanish colonizers of South America. Caterpillars liquefy in their cocoons before turning into butterflies. The real Betty Boop was actually an African American woman named Esther Jones. The book Green Eggs and Ham was written by Dr. Seuss as part of a bet with a publisher that he couldn't write a book only 50 words. (Seuss won.)