Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Trivia Tuesday

The first ball dropping celebration atop One Times Square was held on December 31, 1907. 

"Auld Lang Syne" was written by Scottish poet Robert Burns in 1788. He may have based it on a folk song.
The words auld lang syne mean "times gone by".

January is named after Janus, the god with two faces, one looking forward and one looking backward.

Did you know a shark's teeth are literally as hard as steel?

Which U.S. president owned a pet hyena?
Theodore Roosevelt.

The oldest word in the English language is ‘town'.
This is in case you didn't know what a town looked like.

Montana's name comes from the Spanish word 'mountain'.

In 1952 “The Guiding Light” premiered on CBS.

Malachi, written about 400 BC, is the youngest book in the Old Testament.

The word “Christian” appears only three times in the Bible: Acts 11:26; 26:28; 1 Peter 4:16.

That is all for today.


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