Hearst Castle is a National and California Historical Landmark mansion located on the Central Coast of California, United States. It was designed by architect Julia Morgan between 1919 and 1947 for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, who died in 1951.
Who Discovered the Mississippi River?
This engraving depicts Hernando de Soto’s discovery of the Mississippi River at a point below Natchez on May 8, 1541. De Soto (1500–1542) was the first European to document the river.
How many times did Jackie Robinson won the World Series?
Robinson played in six World Series, but only won one in 1955 against the New York Yankees in a seven game series.
How much does mount Everest grow each year?
Readings suggest that Everest grows 0.1576 inches (about four millimeters) each year. Other tectonic forces, however, may cost Everest some of its height.
What was the first fast food restaurant?
Arguably, the first fast food restaurants originated in the United States with A&W in 1919 and White Castle in 1921. Today, American-founded fast food chains such as McDonald’s and KFC are multinational corporations with outlets across the globe.
When did the California Gold Rush begin?
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California.
How can you tell if an ant is drunk?
Ants always fall over on their right side when intoxicated.
How much of the world’s population is female?
More precisely, out of 1,000 people, 504 are men (50.4%) and 496 are women (49.6%). For every 100 girls, 107 boys are born, but males have a higher risk of dying than females, both in childhood and at adult ages.