We Didn't Start the Fire

American Treasure Tour Trivia Blog

On this Date in History:  1889
Oklahoma Land Rush
The Oklahoma Land run begins with an estimated 50,000 people lined up at noon hoping to stake a claim for a homestead ( the claim could be up to 160 acres in size ), it included most of the following Oklahoma Counties, Canadian, Cleveland, Kingfisher, Logan, Oklahoma, and Payne ( in total about 2 million acres ). This land had previously been occupied by Indians but the Indian Appropriations Bill approved the transfer of two million acres for settlement. 

Birthday Pick:  1926
Actress Charlotte Rae

Where was Ms. Rae born?
a. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
b. Asheville, North Carolina
c. Jackson, Mississippi
*answer at bottom of post

Died on this Date:  1996
Erma Bombeck

Today's Quote:
My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply, 
smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No 
one else cares. Why should you?

Where was Erma Bombeck born?

a.  Bellbrook, Ohio

b.  Abilene, Kansas

c.  Sweetwater, Florida
**answer at bottom of post

Today's Song:

Today's Cliche:  Drop in the Bucket

 *a. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
**a. Bellbrook Ohio