Five Random Facts For Thursday

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 Here are a few random facts for you.  The oldest known tattoo was found on an Egyptian mummy of a woman who lived around 5,000 years ago.  And only 14 of the 48 U.S. vice presidents have gone on to be president.

 

 

Here are some random facts for you . . .

 

 

1.  The oldest known tattoo was found on an Egyptian mummy of a woman who lived around 5,000 years ago.

 

 

2.  The 20-sided die wasn't invented for Dungeons & Dragons.  The oldest one ever found dates back more than 2,000 years.

 

 

3.  Jimi Hendrix and Joe Pesci were in the same band in the 1960s . . . but not at the same time.  Early in both of their careers they played guitar for a band called Joey Dee and the Starliters.

 

 

4.  It's possible to be "de-knighted" in England . . . if you've committed a crime and are sentenced to at least three years in prison, the king or queen can de-knight you.  Five people have been de-knighted in the past century.

 

 

5.  Only 14 of the 48 U.S. vice presidents have gone on to be president . . . and only six of those 14 were elected to a second term.

 

 

(Gizmodo / Cnet / Wikipedia / Slate / Wikipedia)

Originally posted on March 22nd, 2018

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