1917 History, Fun Facts and Trivia

1917 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Top Ten Baby Names of 1917: Mary, Helen, Dorothy, Margaret, Ruth, John, William, James, Robert, Joseph US Life Expectancy: (1917) Males: 48.4 years, Females: 54.0 years Firsts, Inventions and Wonders:  Kiwanis International was founded in Detroit, Michigan The term “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” was popularized by… Read More

1916 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1916 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Top Ten Baby Names of 1916: Mary, Helen, Dorothy, Margaret, Ruth, John, William, James, Robert, Joseph US Life Expectancy: (1916) Males: 49.6 years, Females: 54.3 years Firsts, Inventions and Wonders:  Piggly Wiggly revolutionized grocery shopping by allowing customers to select their own items, “To have no store clerks gab and smirk… Read More

1915 History, Fun Facts and Trivia

1915 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Top Ten Baby Names of 1915: Mary, Helen, Dorothy, Margaret, Ruth, John, William, James, Robert, Joseph US Life Expectancy: (1915) Males: 52.5 years, Females: 56.8 years Firsts, Inventions and Wonders:  Growers got together to try and make their “Alligator Pears” sound more appealing. Collectively, they decided to change the name of… Read More

1913 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1913 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Top Ten Baby Names of 1913: Mary, Helen, Dorothy, Margaret, Ruth, John, William, James, Robert, Joseph US Life Expectancy: (1913) Males: 50.3 years, Females: 55.0 years Firsts, Inventions and Wonders:  America had a transcontinental highway in 1913, The Lincoln Highway, that ran from Times Square to Lincoln Park in San Francisco.… Read More

1911 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1911 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Top Ten Baby Names of 1911: Mary, Helen, Margaret, Dorothy, Ruth, John, William, James, George, Robert US Life Expectancy: (1911) Males: 50.9 years, Females: 54.4 years Firsts, Inventions and Wonders:  The Morton Salt company began adding magnesium carbonate to their product, which stopped the salt from caking during damp or humid… Read More