Learning History Facts at Your Mount Dora, FL, Apartment
Knowing history facts can be an outstanding way to impress your friends and family members. For example, who really knows which President gave the shortest inaugural address in U.S. history? Well, we have the answer for you, along with six other interesting facts that will beef up your history knowledge.
Here are seven interesting history facts:
The first automatic bread-slicing machine was patented in 1928 by American jeweler Otto Rohwedder. He had been working on the invention for 16 years.
During his lifetime, John D. Rockefeller gave away over $500 million dollars.
The shortest inaugural address in U.S. history was given by George Washington in 1793. It was 135 words long.
The first public screening of a projected motion picture for paid admission was held on December 28, 1895 in Paris.
Ronald Reagan was a lifeguard during high school and saved 77 lives.
The last scoreless NFL football game happened on November 8, 1943, in a matchup between the Detroit Lions and the New York Giants.
Established in 1636, Harvard University is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.
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