Saturday, September 14, 2013

Trivia Bits 14 September


  • David Graham was the first Australian to win the US Open Golf Tournament in 1981.
  • In heraldry, the word Sable means black.
  • In Greek mythology, the supreme god was Zeus.
  • Baku in Azerbaijan, Doha in Qatar, Madrid, Istanbul and Tokyo are the running to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
  • US Media conglomerate Viacom owns Paramount pictures.
  • The Australian Formula One Grand Prix was last held in Adelaide, South Australia in 1995.
  • Buckingham Palace is Queen Elizabeth II’s official London residence.
  • The element arsenic has the symbol As.
  • The Roman God of Fire was Vulcan.
  • The cartoon character Bullwinkle is a moose.
  • The first UN General Assembly was convened in London in 1946.

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