Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Trivia Tuesday

On March 6, 1836 - The Battle of the Alamo took place.


On March 6, 1899 - Bayer registered Aspirin as a trademark. Aspirin is considered by many to be the first wonder drug.


 On March 7, 1897 - Dr. John Kellogg served the world's first cornflakes to his patients at a mental hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan.


 On March 9, 1959 - Barbie debuted. Barbie's appearance was modeled on a doll named Lilli, which was based on a racy German comic strip character.



On March 11, 1818 - Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by 21-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, was published. It is recognized as world's first science fiction novel.



On March 11, 1918, the influenza epidemic of 1918 began in Fort Riley, Kansas. 20 million people world-wide died from the disease.


On March 12, 1912 - The Girl Guides (later renamed the Girl Scouts of the USA) were founded in the United States. 


 March’s birth flower is the daffodil or jonquil. The daffodil signifies regard or unrequited love. The jonquil means “I desire a return of affection.” 


That's all for this Tuesday.

Have a great week.

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