Who forced the king to sign the Magna Carta?

Who forced the king to sign the Magna Carta?

On June 15, 1215, in a field at Runnymede, King John affixed his seal to Magna Carta. Confronted by 40 rebellious barons, he consented to their demands in order to avert civil war. Just 10 weeks later, Pope Innocent III nullified the agreement, and England plunged into internal war.

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.

When was the wireless phone invented?

A jazz musician named Teri Pall invented a version of the cordless phone in 1965 but could not market her invention, as its 2-mile (3.2 km) range caused its radio signals to interfere with aircraft communications. In 1968, she sold her rights to the cordless phone to a manufacturer who modified it for practical use.

What was the punishment for cheating on your spouse in medieval France?

During the medieval period in France, if a woman was unfaithful to her husband, her punishment was to chase a chicken through the town naked.

Why is it called a hat trick?

A hat trick originally meant three goals in a row, with no intervening goals by either team. Hockey borrowed the term from Cricket. In 1858, a cricket player in England took three wickets with consecutive balls, an incredible trick. As a reward, his club gave the bowler a new hat, hence the term “hat trick.”

When was the largest pyramid built?

The pharaoh Sneferu built this pyramid for his son, Khufu, in 2540 B.C. It was built from millions of blocks of limestone and granite. There are also two smaller pyramids in Giza built for Khufu’s son and his grandson. This was the last great pyramid built.

How long do crows live in the wild?

In captivity, both crows and ravens have been known to live for about thirty years – tops. In the wild, the average life span of a crow is 7-8 years.

Can chickens have twins in one egg?

When two chicks hatch from the same egg, the egg usually has two yolks. Usually, one embryo out competes the other and only one chick survives to hatch. Many time both embryos die before hatch. We have no knowledge of Siamese twin chicks ever being hatched.