American History: The Real Deal – Part 4
|August 9, 2011||Posted by billyrob under pop culture||
Who coined the phrase “Remember the Alamo?”
Ironically, no one can remember.
The first successful car from Ford was the Model T.
However, no one ever mentions the 19 flops they had before that:
the Models A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R and S.
The Verrazano Narrows Bridge is named for the Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano.
When Giovanni was told they were naming a bridge after him he was furious,
as he wanted nothing to do with Staten Island.
William McKinley was the first U.S.President to floss in the White House.
Barack Obama was our nation’s first Muslim President.***
Before they sent a chimp into space, NASA was going to use a giraffe…
until they found out how much it would cost to make the space suit.
France paid $7-million to FedEx The Statue of Liberty to NYC.
***According to Fox News