(Fact No. 1) Milo of Croton was a Greek wrestler in the 16th century BC. He came from the Greek city in the southern Italy. (Fact No. 2) Milo was said to be a friend of Pythagoras. Milo of Croton saved his Pythagoras's life when a roof was about to fall on him. (FACT No. 3) The date of Milo's death is unknown, but people said that he had been splitting a tree in half when his hand became trapped in the tree.