World History Urban legends about world history. 0 World history has its oddities and mistaken beliefs. The four kings in a deck of playing cards represent Charlemagne, David, Caesar, and Alexander. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance. King Juan Carlos of Spain accidentally killed his brother. The eleven points on the maple leaf of Canada’s flag represent the number of Canadian provinces and territories. * Entries marked with an asterisk will open in a separate browser window.