Did You Know #43

Gilbert L. Loomis of Westfield, Massachusetts, was the first American to purchase an auto insurance policy in 1897.


Did You Know #42

FBI statistics indicate that DUI is more generally a Caucasian crime. In 2006, nearly 10 times more whites than blacks were arrested for driving under the influence.

Did You Know #41

On March 1, 1912, Captain Albert Berry became the first person to parachute
from an airplance…and walk away.

Did You Know #40

Nearly 30 percent of Dalmatian dogs are born with complete or partial hearing loss.

Did You Know #39

Because of the number of creepy-crawlies that make their home in the rivers and streams of Alabama, it’s sometimes referred to as “The Lizard State.”

Did You Know #38

Donald Duck’s middle name is Fauntleroy.

Did You Know #37

The first Macintosh computer was launched during the 1984 Superbowl with a commercial featuring a Mac defeating Big Brother from Orwell’s 1984.