In 1915, a telephone call from New York to San Francisco cost $20.70 for the first three minutes.
The “Delicious” variety of apples were originally known as “Hawkeyes.”
Queen Anne of England (1665 – 1714) outlived all 17 of her children.
The tallest man in the world, Robert Wadlow, was 8 feet eleven inches tall. He died at the age of 22, in 1949, due to an infection caused by leg braces he needed to be able to stand on his feet.
Squirrels live to be about nine years old.