1. Utsuro-Bune was a Japanese legend about an unknown object washing ashore in Hitachi in 1803. Inside there was a young woman who spoke an unknown language and who was carrying a small box which she didn't let anyone touch.
1. The keys to the holiest site in Christianity (Church of the holy Sepulchre) are held by a Muslim family that opens the church every morning. Meant to keep the peace between the denominations, this arrangement has been in place since 1187 A.D.