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Facts of the Day
Adolf Hitler was Time's Man of the Year for 1938.
A violin actually contains 70 separate pieces ofwood.
It took approximately 2.5 million blocks to build thePyramid of Giza, which is one of the Great Pyramids.
The Sea of Tranquility on the moon is deeper thanthe highest mountain on Earth.
The ﬁrst household refrigerator cost about$16,000, in today's money.
A famous bullﬁghter, Lagarijo, killed 4,867 bulls inthe 19th century.
The largest pig on record was a Poland-China hognamed Big Bill, who weighed 2,552 lbs.
Carolyn Shoemaker, famous astronomer, hasdiscovered 32 comets and approximately 300 asteroids.
By recycling just one glass bottle, the amount ofenergy that is being saved is enough to light a 100 watt bulbfor four hours.
In the United States, the ﬁrst cookbook waspublished in 1796 and it contained a recipe for watermelon