Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Grandpa celebrated his 90th! He still lives on the farm where he grew up and keeps up a nice garden.
What happened in 1919? Fact Monster from Information Please has all the answers: http://www.factmonster.com/year/1919.html
A couple of 1919 trivia bits from Fact Monster:
- Dial telephones are introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
- The 18th amendment to the Constitution, prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages anywhere in the U.S., is ratified (Jan. 16).
Guess what else turned 90 this year? A&W root beer
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