Tonight, we have United States Presidential trivia:
He was the first President to be born in a log cabin.
He was the first President to ride on a railroad train.
He was the first President someone tried to assassinate.
He was the first Governor of Florida.
He killed a man in a dual.
Who is this United States President?
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We did not hold a net last week because Net Control was a bit under the weather. We’re all better today, so we’ll continue with some Christmas Trivia.
Some of us like to purchase special Christmas stamps to use on our mail during the holiday season.
In what year did the U.S. Postal System issue its first Christmas Stamp?
On this date in history… On October 24, 1901, a schoolteacher by the name of Annie Edson Taylor became, not only the first woman, but the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. QUESTION:
How old was daredevil Annie Taylor when she went over Niagara Falls in a barrel?
On this date in history… On October 18, 1954 the first commercially produced transistor radio was announced. The Regency TR-1 went on sale in November 1954 and sold about 100,000 units its first year for $49.95 each. Which is more than $400 today. QUESTION:
How many transistors did the first transistor radio have?
On this date in history… October 11, 1984, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, NASA Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan became the first American woman to do this in space. QUESTION:
What did she do?
This week in history… Japan’s first patent was issued on August 14, 1885. QUESTION:
What did the inventor that was issued Patent Number 1 in Japan invent?
On This Day In History… On July 19, 1984, Lynn Rippelmeyer became the first woman to do this in an airplane. What did Lynn do?