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Monday, April 24, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Have you ever heard the phrase, today is the first day of the rest of your life? Let's take a look at some 'firsts' that were probably a little more challenging that getting out of bed in the morning.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Future: That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured."

HINT: 1842-1914, American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

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RANDOM TIDBITS

The first man to fly over the North Pole--and indeed the South Pole--was called Dickie Byrd.

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Steven Seagal was the first non-Asian to successfully open a martial-arts academy in Japan.

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The first ready-to-eat breakfast cereal was Shredded Wheat in 1893. It beat Kellogg's Corn Flakes by just five years.

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The first ice pop dates back to 1923, when lemonade salesman Frank Epperson left a glass of lemonade with a spoon in it on a windowsill one very cold night; the next morning the ice pop was born.

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The first member of the British royal family ever to leave home for a haircut was Queen Elizabeth II. It was in Malta back in the days when she was a princess, and she is said to have enjoyed the experience.

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Gustav Mahler composed his first piece of music at the age of four, Sergei Prokofiev composed his first piece of music aged five, and Wolfgang Mozart was just eight when he composed his first symphony.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Future: That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured."

ANSWER: Ambrose Bierce

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