Category: More You Know

Random Calendar Info #16

Elihu Root, Frank Kellogg, Cordell Hull, Al Gore, and Barack Obama all received the Nobel Peace Prize. Bea Arthur died in 2009 who played Dorothy on The Golden Girls. The smallest state in the U.S. is Rhode Island at 1,545 square miles. The first… Continue Reading “Random Calendar Info #16”

Random Calendar Info #15

Cinco de Mayo is the victory of Mexico at the battle with France. Rosalynn Carter became a deacon in 2006 in Georgia. AFIS was created in 1974 that helps identify victims and criminals. The largest truck stop in the U.S. is in Iowa. Tree… Continue Reading “Random Calendar Info #15”

FYI: Countries With The Most Guns and Deaths

The U.S. has become synonymous with high gun related deaths in total as well as gun ownership. However, the U.S. is basically in the middle range when you compare the top twenty countries with the highest gun deaths rates per 100,000 people in 2017… Continue Reading “FYI: Countries With The Most Guns and Deaths”

Random Calendar Info #14

The Empire State Building was made with 18,630 tons of limestone. Paestum is an ancient city in Italy that was abandoned during the Middle Ages. The world’s largest ATM is located in Pakistan. The lowest point of elevation in California is Death Valley. Dairy… Continue Reading “Random Calendar Info #14”

Random Calendar Info #13

Mount Waialeale in Hawai’i is the rainiest spot in the U.S. John McDermott was the first to win the Boston Marathon in 1897. All motion in a molecule stops at -273.15 C and -459.67 F. The musical Annie ran from 1977 to 1983 on… Continue Reading “Random Calendar Info #13”

Random Calendar Info #12

One of Ronald Reagan’s motto’s was “peace through strength.” The Clean Air Act was passed in 1970. 65 countries boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow. James McAvoy and Kate Hudson were born in 1979. Kofun are ancient Japanese burial mounds for powerful… Continue Reading “Random Calendar Info #12”

Random Calendar Info #11

The Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973. The tallest mountain in Antarctica is Vinson Massif at 16,066 feet. Sigmund Freud disliked surrealist artists until he met Salvador Dali. Alfred Butts was the creator of Scrabble. The Tony Awards were first presented in 1947… Continue Reading “Random Calendar Info #11”

FYI: Gas Prices Around the World and in the U.S.A.

We all know gas prices have increased since a few months ago due to inflation and sanctions. According to AAA, the U.S. average gas price for one U.S. gallon is $4.192 for regular gasoline as of today. According to Global Petrol Price, the average… Continue Reading “FYI: Gas Prices Around the World and in the U.S.A.”

Random Calendar Info #10

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park in CA has walls over 50 feet tall and covered with ferns and moss. Singapore is the most urban nation in the world. Wayne Gretzsky scored 894 goals in his hockey career. Many corporations use Cayman Islands to dodge… Continue Reading “Random Calendar Info #10”

Random Calendar Info #9

Fred Rogers of Mr. Roger’s died in 2003. Zee James was Jesse James fiancée. The oldest surviving bridge in the U.S. is called Frankford Avenue Bridge and was built in 1697. The first Stanley Cup hockey game took place in 1894. Hells Canyon/Snake River… Continue Reading “Random Calendar Info #9”

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