Streets in Venice have different names from in the rest of Italy, because Venice wasn’t a part of Italy for most of its history.
Santa Claus is dead, and his bones are buried on both Bari and Venice. Most of him rests in Bari in Puglia, the rest in Venice on the Lido.
Venice has an unusual system of house numbers.
Marin Falier was a doge of Venice, but he was beheaded on April 17th, 1355, for having orchestrated a coup against the state he led