what are some very interesting facts?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.
Fun facts that occurred on this day throughout history...
Important Events on October the 24th:
1537 - Jane Seymour third wife of Henry VIII dies.
1795 - 3rd partition of Poland between Austria Prussia & Russia.
1836 - the match is patented.
1846 - Ariel & Umbriel moons of Uranus discovered by Lassell
1851 - William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel satellites of Unranus.
1861 - 1st transcontinental telegram sent
1871 - mob in LA hangs 18 Chinese.
1901 - Anna Taylor 1st to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel & live
1929 - Black Thursday the beginning of the stock market crash.
1945 - United Nations Charter goes into effect
1951 - UN publishes its 1st postage stamps
1960 - Disaster on USSR launch pad killed missle expert Nedelin & team (unconfirmed); USSR claims he was killed in plane crash
1964 - Zambia (N. Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1970 - Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile.
1970 - Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
1973 - Yom Kippur War ends - Israel 65 miles from Cairo 26 from Damascus
1974 - Billy Martin named A.L. Manager of the Year (Texas Rangers)
1976 - 1st Jewish film & TV festival
1979 - Billy Martin punches a marshmallow salesman
1984 - Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after failed
1987 - Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
1987 - NBC technicians accept pact end 118 day strike
- ammianusLv 71 decade ago
A sensitive and very private part of Napoleon's anatomy was only 1 inch long.
Charles I was less than 5 feet tall
The Roman emperor Diocletian
The Byzantine emperor Justinian
were both born into illiterate peasant families in Serbia.
Hammurabi, King of Babylon, was illiterate
The first recorded autopsy in history was carried out on the body of Julius Caesar
What we call (rather unfairly) Arabic numerals were developed in India, by Indian scholars.
Peter the Great introduced a beard tax in Russia.
The Romans produced no great philosophers, mathematicians, or scientists.
Camels are not indigenous to North Africa; they were introduced by the Romans.
Adolf Hitler was Austrian, not German.
- 1 decade ago
If you attend a school such as Harvard or Yale or some prestiges school you can buy your children a seat into the school, no matter how dumb they are. Thats what the Kennedys did.
- 1 decade ago
what does this question even mean? about history? if not, did you know that there are more plastic flamingoes in the US than real ones?