The Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 divided Ireland into two regions, the Irish Free State, given Commonwealth status and Northern Ireland which stayed part of the UK. Fiona Allison. The Anglo-Irish Treaty brought little peace to Ireland after its implementation: the Irish Free State plunged into civil war.
When there was a cotton shortage during World War I, Kimberly-Clark developed a thin, flat cotton substitute that the army tried to use as a filter in gas masks. The war ended before scientists perfected the material for gas masks, so the company redeveloped it to be smoother and softer, then marketed Kleenex as facial tissue instead.
Both presidents George W. Bush and Donald J. Trump won the presidency despite losing the popular vote. In the 2000 election between Bush and Al Gore, Bush received 50,456,002 votes compared to Gore’s 50,999,897. Bush however, received 271 electoral votes (one more than needed) to Gore’s 266 and thus won the presidency. In 2016, Hillary R. Clinton received 65,853,514 while the Trump got 62,984,828. Still, because Trump won 304 electoral votes compared to Clinton’s 227, he won the presidency.