Five Funny Facts for May
How many children did Cleopatra have?
Cleopatra had four children–only one survived to adulthood. Cleopatra's first child was a son by Caesar. She also had twins, Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene, as well as another son, Ptolemy Philadelphos, all by Marcus Antonius.
Who Named Pluto and Why?
The name Pluto was suggested by Venetia Burney, an 11-year old school girl in England. She was interested in ancient mythology, and thought that Hades, the Greek god of the underworld, made a good name. She suggested Pluto, to match the Roman god names given to the other planets.
When was Homer Simpson born?
Homer was born on May 12, 1955. He was raised on a farm by his parents, Mona and Abraham Simpson. In the mid-1960s, while Homer was between nine and twelve years old, Mona went into hiding following a run-in with the law. Homer attended Springfield High School and fell in love with Marge Bouvier in 1974.
What makes French vanilla different from regular vanilla?
The term French vanilla is often used to designate preparations with a strong vanilla aroma, containing vanilla grains and sometimes also containing eggs (especially egg yolks). The appellation originates from the French style of making vanilla ice cream with a custard base, using vanilla pods, cream, and egg yolks.
Who was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic?
Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly the Atlantic. Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly the Atlantic.
Facts courtesy of Google