During the reign of Catherine I of Russia, the rules for parties stipulated that no man was to get drunk before 9 o’clock and ladies weren’t to get drunk at any hour.
Henry David Thoreau, the author of “Walden” was also a pencil-maker.
On an island in northern Wales there’s a village called Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllandysiliogogogoch. (Just pronounce it as it’s spelled.)
Historically, only Hawaiian men danced the Hula. But in those bikini tops and grass skirts they just didn’t have the same tourist draw as the women.
U.S. President Calvin Coolidge (30th) was born on July 4, 1872. Presidents John Adams (2nd) and Thomas Jefferson (3rd) both died on July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. President James Monroe (8th) died on July 4, 1831.