10 Of The Oddest Stories About Pizza

Nguyen Ngoc Loan

Back on February 1, 1968, Nguyen Ngoc Loan, a South Vietnamese national police commander, executed a Viet Cong prisoner in the streets of Saigon. Years later, the man moved to Washington D.C., where he opened his own pizza restaurant.


Former Marine Richard Davis, in 1969, was delivering pizzas in a dangerous part of Detroit when someone held him up with a gun. He was shot twice in the ensuing shootout. Davis decided to create a bullet proof vest, which is now used around the world.