Today, August 13, is International Left-Handers Day, and is marked with special events around the world. The day was first celebrated on August 13, 1976.
Left handed males who have gone to university earn 13% more than their right-handed counterparts. Bill Gates is left handed.
Women, with lefties earning 5% less than women who are right handed.
50% of cats are left-handed (left-pawed), according to research.
Lefties live around nine years less than their right-handed counterparts. Unlucky.
Lefties are better at multi-tasking and make especially good sportsmen – Rafael Nadal and Cesc Fàbregas are ones.