Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trivia Tuesday

New York City has 722 miles of subway track.


Basketball was invented in 1891 by James Naismith. He set out to invent a game to occupy students between the football and baseball seasons.

 Click HERE to read about James Naismith.


Cleveland, Ohio became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879. 


The name "Tennessee" originated from the old Yuchi Indian word, "Tana-see,"
meaning "The Meeting Place." 


The total number of Americans killed in the Civil War is greater
than the combined total of Americans killed in all other wars. 


Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.


A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.


The original Village People line-up was recruited via an advertisement that read "Macho types wanted: must have moustache". The group scored a number of disco and dance hits, including "Macho Man", "In the Navy", and their greatest hit, “Y.M.C.A.".


Iceland has no railway system or army.

That's all for today.
Have a great week!

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