- Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn
The beautiful Jennie Jerome married Lord Randolph Churchill. Winston was their eldest son, and was devoted to his American mother.
- New York was the first and last city that Churchill visited
New York was the first American city to be visited by Churchill, in November 1895 just before his twenty-first birthday, en route to military action in Cuba. He saw the Manhattan skyline for the last time in April 1961, when he was eighty-six.
- Churchill was run down by a motor car on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue
Churchill was run down by a motor car on Fifth Avenue at 76th Street on December 13, 1931. The accident could have ended his life.
- Churchill was prescribed alcohol during his recovery
As part of his recovery, he persuaded his doctor to prescribe him alcohol during prohibition.
A multi-national background appears to have provided him real advantages. In the world you live in do you agree this is true?