Sunday, September 15, 2013

Trivia Bits 15 September


  • Lusitania was the British ocean liner torpedoed by Germany off the Irish coast in 1915 with the loss of nearly 1200 lives.
  • The Seckenberg Museum is in the German city of Frankfurt.
  • The official Sydney residence of the Prime Minister of Australia is known as Kirribili House.
  • The rupiah is the monetary unit of Indonesia.
  • British statesman Sir Winston Churchill died in 1965 at the age of 90.
  • Shoes are manufactured or repaired using a last.
  • The Royal Palaces of Abomey are in the African country of Benin.
  • Presto is a musical direction or term that means very quickly.
  • Three peasant children reported seeing a vision of the Virgin Mary near Fatima, Portugal in 1917.
  • The capital city of Sweden is Stockholm.

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