Trivia of the Day for Thursday

Diamonds burn if you heat them somewhere between 1,400 to 1,600 degrees Fahrenheit.

Baseball’s first All-Star game was played July 6, 1933, in Chicago’s Comiskey Park. The AL won, 4-2.

Herbert Hoover was the first US president born west of the Mississippi. He was born August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa.

That metal thing shoe salesmen use to measure your feet is called the Brannock device.

In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare hands. (The husband’s lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any manner desired.)


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