Andrew Jackson Parrot — President Andrew Jackson’s friends brought his beloved pet parrot to his funeral. They had to remove the bird, however, when it would not stop squawking obscenities during the service.
The New York Stock Exchange — and all other stock exchanges for that matter — have their roots in Bruges, Belgium at the inn Huis ter Beurze.
In Medieval times the staff there became known for offering financial advice to visiting merchants. The inn eventually became a place were trades were made. Beurze is the source for bourse, which is another name for stock exchange.
Beurze William Lawrence Sr. Omnibit 1-20-18
The first record of the word “freemason” was in 1375. It meant mason of superior skill hence were free from the restrictions from the local guilds. These “superior skill” masons, however, decided to create a guild of their own — complete with secret signs and passwords.
And now you know who rigs every Oscar night.
Freemason — William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 1-19-18
The common black bird is the national bird of Sweden.
National bird of Sweden William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 1-18-18
The most profitable Danish band ever is Aqua having sold about 33 million albums and singles. Ever hear of them? Doesn’t matter. Life in plastic, it’s fantastic.
Most profitable Danish band William Lawrence Sr. Omnibit 1-16-18
Seventy percent of streets named for Martin Luther King Jr. are in Southern states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Texas.
Streets named for Martin Luther King Jr William Lawrence Sr. Omnibit 1-15-18
Best selling Record Opera Singer — Enrico Caruso’s biggest hit was his version of George M. Cohan’s “Over There”. It is the best selling record by an opera singer.
In second place is “Bluebird of Happiness” by Jan Peerce.
Best selling Record Opera Singer — William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 1-12-18
What is the largest prime number? It’s called M77232917. It’s 23,249,425 digits long. If someone started writing it down, today, Jan. 11, they would finish on Sept. 22, 2081.
Largest prime number William Lawrence Sr. Omnibit 1-11-18