April 11 History, Trivia, and Fun Facts
April 11 History Highlights
April 11, 1954 – The Most Boring Day ever?
|A search engine known as True Knowledge, compiled the data and was able to determine that the most boring day in history occurred on April 11, 1954. They analyzed more than 300 million historical facts and discovered that April 11, 1954 was the most uneventful news day of the 20th century. No typical newsworthy events occurred at all, of course now the day has become a bit more newsworthy, because we can talk about that very boring day.
Baseball Season hadn’t started yet – but the day before, on April 10th, Japan Won the WORLD Table Tennis Title over Sweden at Wembley Stadium in London, and that was the biggest news in that morning’s headlines.
April 11 is…
|Barbershop Quartet Day
Cheese Fondue Day
Farm Animals Day
Hug Your Dog Day
Louie Louie Day
April 11 Birthday Quotes
“A lot of people thought of me as a threat to Western civilization.”
“Being smarter than you look is better than looking smarter than you are.”
“For anyone to achieve something, he will have to show a little courage. You’re only on this earth once. You must give it all you’ve got.”
“We all know that small cars are good for us. But so is cod liver oil. And jogging.”
“If I could be a doctor and save lives I would, but I can’t so I sing songs.”
“Writing requires a great deal of skill, just like painting does. People don’t want to learn those skills.”
April 11 Birthdays
1755 – James Parkinson, English surgeon and paleontologist (died in 1824)
April 11 History
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in New York City.
Van Halen’s lead guitarist Eddie Van Halen married One Day at a Time actress Valerie Bertinelli
Today’s Random Trivia and Shower Thoughts
|Pound cake got its name from its original recipe, which called for a pound each of butter, eggs, sugar, and flour.
Viewed from the scale of the entire universe, the speed of light is incredibly slow. So slow that, from that perspective, everything in existence is essentially motionless.
My father couldn’t control himself around an open bag of chips. I can’t control myself around an open bottle of vodka. My family’s weakness is potatoes.
The Capital of Trinidad and Tobago is Port-of-Spain
Olivia Wilde – Real Name: Olivia Jane Cockburn
Car alarms are no longer effective. Instead of assuming someone is breaking into a car I naturally assume some idiot accidentally clicked his button.
My total at Seven-Eleven today was $7.11. I feel like I should have won a prize or something. #noprize?
New Warrior Squirrel Girl is actually one of the most powerful superheroes in the Marvel universe, defeating both Doctor Doom and Thanos.
There are no Sour Patch Adults because we eat them all when they’re kids.
One galactic year (our solar system around the Milky way) is 250 million Earth years. Earth is 4.5 billion years old. Earth is only 18 galactic years old!
Little round donuts are called “donut holes” even though that’s pretty much the opposite of what they are.
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