Thursday, September 26, 2013

Trivia Bits 26 September


  • In 1993, Czechoslovakia split into the countries of Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • Anne of Cleves was the fourth wife of England’s King Henry VIII.
  • Orange was the favourite colour of US singer-actor Frank Sinatra.
  • New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Hilary died in 2008.
  • In China, kuaizi are better known to the rest of the world as chopsticks.
  • British serial killer, Peter Sutcliffe was dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper.
  • The floral emblem of the Australian state of South Australia is the Sturt Pea.
  • Pope John Paul II was once Archbishop of Krakow, Poland.
  • Cambodia’s capital is Phnom Penh.
  • The Circle line on a map of the London Underground is coloured Yellow.

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