What sport did Bo Jackson play?

What sport did Bo Jackson play?

Bo Jackson played in both the NFL and MLB. Recruited by the New York Yankees in high school, Jackson instead entered Auburn University, where he led his football team to a Sugar Bowl victory and also qualified for the U.S. Olympic track and field team.

Where were mojitos invented?

The mojito was born on the island of Cuba and is one of the nation’s oldest cocktails. The drink has a disputed history. Some say the drink was developed in the 1500’s when the famed explorer Sir Francis Drake landed in the city of Havana, in order to sack the city of its gold.

Why do they call it a white elephant?

The term “white elephant” refers to an extravagant but burdensome gift which cannot be easily disposed of, supposedly after the King of Siam gifted rare albino elephants to courtiers who had displeased him, that they might be ruined by the animals’ upkeep costs.

What state borders eight other states?

Tennessee and Missouri each share borders with eight states. Here are the states with their neighbors, listed clockwise. Tennessee: Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri. Missouri: Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska.

Why is it called venison?

Venison is the meat of a game animal, especially a deer. Etymology. The word derives from the Latin vēnor (to hunt or pursue). This term entered English through Norman in the 11th century, following the Norman invasion of England, and the establishment of Royal Forests.

How many championships did Richard Petty win?

Petty shares the record of seven championships with Dale Earnhardt in what is now the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and Johnson can crawl within one title of that mark by clinching his sixth crown in Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

When is the next time the planets will align?

One calculation of alignments within around thirty degrees (about as close as they can get) shows that the last such alignment was in 561 BC, and the next will be in 2854. All nine planets are somewhat aligned every 500 years, and are grouped within 30 degrees every 1 to 3 alignments.

Which president married his cousin?

In 1905, Franklin Delano Roosevelt married Eleanor, his fifth cousin once removed. Eleanor did not have to change her name upon marrying, since her maiden name was also Roosevelt. Her father, Elliot, was the brother of former President Theodore Roosevelt.