what are some very interesting facts?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    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

  • 1 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?

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