Another Monday has arrived and of course that means it is fact day.
The invention of the doughnut is either attributed to Dutch settlers in Pennsylvania who punched holes in their original Dutch “olykoeks” aka oily cakes. The hole in the middle has also been attributed tob the New England sea captain Hanson Gregory, who in 1847, punched holes in the dough because his mothers doughnuts were never cooked properly in the middle. Neither of them was the first to have this idea though. Archaeologists have found petrified fried cakes with holes in them in the south western united states in prehistoric Native American ruins.
In 1895, French brothers Auguste and Louis Lumiere demonstrated a projector system in Paris and in1907 they screened the first public movie.
Julius Caesar was the first to use coded communications, using what has become known as the Caesar cipher.
It takes 550 peanuts to make a 12 ounce or 35mljar of creamy peanut butter.
Half of the world's supply of raisins are grown in California