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1) President Franklin D. Roosevelt served hot dogs to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of England during their 1939 visit to the United States. It was the first time they had tried this American gourmet treat.
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2) You might know the two people better by their pen and fictional names, Lewis Carroll and Alice in Wonderland.

3) David Packard and William Hewlett founded the Hewlett Packard Company.
Urine trivia

4) William Bligh was the captain of the English ship 'Bounty', and while sailing to Tahiti to bring back breadfruit trees, the most famous mutiny in history took place. Mutiny on the Bounty.
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5) Earle Dickson worked for Johnson & Johnson and he invented the Band-Aid for his wife. The company soon began manufacturing Band-Aids for sale to the public.

6) The gulls had eaten the plague of grasshoppers that threatened the Morman settlers crops in 1848.
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7) The dates never existed in Italy. The day following Thursday, October 4, 1582 was Friday, October 15, 1582.
     Pope Gregory XIII issued the decree correcting the Julian Calendar which was 10 days out of date. It was effective in most Catholic countries. The old Julian calendar continued in use in Britain and the American colonies until 1752, in Japan until 1873, in China until 1912, in Russia until 1918, in Greece until 1923, and in Turkey until 1925.

8) Hippolyte Mege Mouries was a French scientist, he invented margarine.
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9) The Pillsbury Doughboy, "Poppin' Fresh."
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