The largest jellyfish in the world has a bell that can reach 8 feet across and tentacles that extend over half the length of a football field.
How big a problem was scurvy to the British Navy?
Captain Cook lost 41 of his 98-men crew to scurvy (a lack of vitamin C) on his first voyage to the South Pacific in 1768. By 1795, the importance of eating citrus was realized, and lemon juice was issued on all British Navy ships.
-- Mickey Mantle - October 20, 1931 Baseball player, born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, USA. During his 18-year career as an outfielder for the New York Yankees, the switch-hitting slugger hit 536 home runs and was voted the American League Most Valuable Player three times. In 1956 he won the American League triple crown with 52 home runs, 130 runs batted in, and a ·353 batting average. He became a restaurateur and television commentator after retiring from baseball. A fan favorite, he was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1974.