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Did You Know? - First

  • Did you know the first Burger King was opened in Florida Miami in 1954
  • Did you know that the first MTV video played was 'Video killed the radio star' by the Buggles
  • Did you know in 1878 the first telephone book made contained only 50 names
  • Did you know the first sailing boats were built in Egypt
  • Did you know Hilton was the first international hotel chain
  • Did you know New York was the first capital of the United States
  • Did you know The first English dictionary was written in 1755
  • Did you know the first city to reach 1 million was London
  • Did you know plastic bottles were first used for soft drinks in 1970
  • Did you know the term 'disc jockey' was first used in 1937
  • Did you know the first train reached a top speed of only 8 kmh (5 mph)
  • Did you know the subject of the first printed book in England was about chess
  • Did you know the first rugby club was formed in 1843
  • Did you know New Zealands first hospital was opened in 1843
  • Did you know the first metered taxi was introduced in 1907
  • Did you know cars were first started with ignition keys in 1949
  • Did you know paper money was first used in China
  • Did you know Britain was the first country to use postage stamps
  • Did you know Iceland was the first country to legalise abortion in 1935
  • Did you know the first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum
  • Did you know the first Lifesaver flavor was peppermint
  • Did you know the ancient Greeks first grew carrots as a form of medicine and not a food
  • Did you know the frozen foods were first introduced in the 1920.
  • Did you know the first place in the world to allow women to vote New Zealand
  • Did you know the first parachute jump from plane was in 1918 over France
  • Did you know the first US coast to coast aeroplane flight occurred in 1911 and took 49 days
  • Did you know the first paperback book was printed by Penguin Publishing in 1935
  • Did you know the first taxi service began in New York in 1907
  • Did you know the first toothbrush was invented in 1498
  • Did you know the first James Bond movie was called 'Dr. No'
  • Did you know Superman dates back to June 1938 (he first appeared in Action Comics No. 1)
  • Did you know the first crossword puzzle appeared in 1913
  • Did you know the first city to mint its own gold coins was Florence, Italy in 1252
  • Did you know the first aluminum drink can was introduced in 1964
  • Did you know the first drug that was sold as a water soluble tablet was aspirin in 1900
  • Did you know the world's first paved streets were laid in Rome in 170 B.C.
  • Did you know Nintendo first produced playing cards
  • Did you know John Cadbury founded the Cadbury chocolate company in England in 1842 producing the first chocolate bars
  • Did you know the first ground vacuum packed coffee was first introduced in 1900
  • Did you know MTV (Music Television) made its debut at 12:01 a.m. August 1st 1981 (the first music video shown 'Video killed the radio star' by the Buggles)
  • Did you know the 1st full length animated film was released by Disney Studios in 1937 (it was Snow White and the seven dwarfs)
  • Did you know the supersonic Concorde jet made its first trial flight on January 1st 1969
  • Did you know in 1872 Yellowstone in the US was the world's first national park
  • Did you know the first credit card was a Diner's Club card issued in 1950
  • Did you know the world's first roller coaster opened in 1884 at Coney Island New York
  • Did you know England's first great industry was wool

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