Who became the first Roman Emperor?

Who became the first Roman Emperor?

Following the Battle of Actium in 31 BCE, Gaius Octavian Thurinus, Julius Caesar’s nephew and heir, became the first emperor of Rome and took the name Augustus Caesar.

What ship did Charles Darwin sail on?

Something interesting to keep in mind is that the H.M.S. Beagle that Darwin sailed on was not the first ship to bear that name (a list of all “Beagles” is provided below). The British Royal Navy assigns names to ships on a circulating basis.

When were crayons invented?

The Invention of Crayola Crayons. In 1903, cousins Edwin Binney and Harold Smith invented something that has remained popular to even this day. This coloring stick was made for children and named crayons. Crayon is a French word that means pencils.

Can the President’s veto be overridden?

By threatening a veto, the President can persuade legislators to alter the content of the bill to be more acceptable to the President. Congress can override a veto by passing the act by a two-thirds vote in both the House and the Senate.

What does a grip do on a film set?

They constitute their own department on a film set and are directed by a key grip. Grips have two main functions. The first is to work closely with the camera department to provide camera support, especially if the camera is mounted to a dolly, crane, or in an unusual position, such as the top of a ladder.

How long can a penguin go without food?

Since penguins don’t leave the nesting areas to feed, some species go through the entire courtship, nesting, and incubation period without food or water. For male king penguins, this period lasts for 55 days. For the male emperor penguin, the fast can last up to 120 days.

What do penguins drink?

When ashore they will drink fresh water from pools and streams and can sometimes be seen drinking water preened off their backs during rain showers. At sea penguins must drink salt water and they are able to do this because they have special glands abound the eye sockets that extract excess salt from the blood.

Why is it called a tom boy?

Since “Tom” was a name for the common or archetypal male, a particularly rowdy boy was perhaps called a “Tom boy” as another way of saying he was especially boyish – a boy’s boy, in other words. “Tomboy” soon took on another meaning, according to the OED, that of “a bold or immodest woman.”