Do you love facts and history? Past events shaped our world and society today.
- The American Flag has fifty stars and thirteen stripes.
- Alabama is the last state to overturn laws against interracial marriage in the year 2000.
- Benjamin Franklin had a house discovered to have had about one thousand two hundred bone pieces from about ten human skeletons.
- William Henry Harrison was the US President who served the shortest term of about two months and died because of simple colds.
- George Washington was the first president of the United States of America.
- Constipation was the health problem that bothered Elvis Presley throughout his lifetime, which eventually caused his death.
- A Heart attack was the initial reported cause of death for Elvis Presley that circulated in the media.
- China is an Asian country that had seven of the ten deadliest wars in human history, and some were even deadlier than world war one.
- Prunes were the fruit word used by Victorians before having their picture taken instead of the word “cheese”.
- Urine was used by Romans as the mouth was because of the presence of ammonia in it.
- Adam West was the top-billed actor during 1960’s television series called “Batman”.
- 1975 was the year where the Americans were defeated by Vietnamese during the Vietnam War or commonly referred to as Saigon’s fall.
- The Ottoman Empire was the empire in which Turkey’s country belongs to during the first World War.
- The building of Parthenon was indeed built in honour of the Roman goddess of Wisdom, Athena.
- Mount Vesuvius was the volcano that caused catastrophic destruction of Pompei in 79 AD.
- Peru is the Latin American country in which the citadel Machu Picchu is located.
- In Greek Mythology, Hades was responsible for the abduction of Persephone which led to the four seasons of the Earth.
- Jeanette Rankin was the first female to be elected to the US Congress in 1916.
- Carol Moseley Brown was the first black senator in the United States of America.
- In 1952, Elizabeth the Second was crowned as the queen.
- Miss Saigon was the musical in which Lea Salonga won the prestigious musical theatre award.
- Rosa Parks was the brave woman who refused to give up her bus seat on the way home that sparked national civil rights protests against segregation policies.
- Fourteen feet is the length of the original shark used in Damian Heart’s Work, “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living”.
- Andy Warhol said the statement, “Art is anything you can get away with”.
- Rachel Whiteread created the concrete cast of the interior of an entire Victorian house.
- Marble was Michael Angelo’s favourite rock as the medium for his sculptures.
- Used tea bags was the material used in the portrait of Queen Elizabeth the Second made by Andy Brown.