Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (1/10/24)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ – on this Wednesday, January 10th, 2024. Let’s learn something together:

  1. During World War Two, the U.S. tried to train bats to drop bombs.  It was called Project X-Ray.
  2. Ronald Reagan’s last movie before he got into politics was “The Killers” in 1964.  And it was the only time he ever played a bad guy.
  3. The person in charge of the Library of Congress is officially called the “Librarian of Congress.”  They get appointed by the president and approved by the Senate, and they now make around $220,000 a year.  Carla Hayden has been the Librarian of Congress since 2016.
  4. Sacagawea either died in 1812, when she was in her mid 20s or in 1884 when she was in her 90s.  Historians have proof both ways, and can’t disprove either one.
  5. A town called Alert in Nunavut, Canada is the northernmost place in the world where people live.  And it’s still 500 miles from the North Pole.

Be sure to share these 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ with your family, friends & coworkers at some point today!

 

(Wikipedia / The Guardian / Wikipedia / Sacagawea Biography / Wikipedia)

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