Answer – Spirit of St. Louis
Thursday – Today this airplane hangs in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.
Wednesday – This plane was flown by Charles Lindbergh.
Tuesday – On May 20, 1927, this airplane departed and made the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
Monday – This week’s challenge is the name of an airplane.
Answer – Winston Churchill
Thursday – He was born November 30, 1874.
Wednesday – In 1963 he was the first person (of only 8 total) to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.
Tuesday – This man held many offices in Great Britain, including that of Prime Minister.
Monday – This man was knighted on this date in 1953.
Answer – Ireland
Thursday – St. Patrick supposedly chased this island’s snakes into the sea in the fifth century AD.
Wednesday – Its name is derived from the Porto-Celtic word “Iveriu” which means fat or prosperous.
Tuesday – The island is politically split – 5/6 and 1/6.
Monday – This week’s answer is an island.
Answer – John Jeffries
Thursday – National Weatherperson’s Day is celebrated on his birthday each year.
Wednesday – He is credited with being among America’s first weather observers.
Tuesday – He graduated from Harvard and received his medical degree from the University of Aberdeen.
Monday – This man was born in Boston on February 5, 1745.
Answer – Alabama
Thursday – Helen Keller was born in this state.
Wednesday – The George Washington Carver Museum is in this state.
Tuesday – This state has some shoreline and was once called the Cotton State.
Monday – This week’s answer is one of our United States.
Answer – Myrrh
Thursday – It is one of the three gifts brought to baby Jesus.
Wednesday – It is used today as an antiseptic in mouthwashes.
Tuesday – It comes from trees found in Africa and Arabia.
Monday – This is an aromatic gum resin.
Answer – Atari
Thursday – This company had game consoles with a 2600 and a 5200 in their names.
Wednesday – Al Alcorn was their first design engineer.
Tuesday – In 1972 this company presented Pong as an arcade game and by 1974 there was a home version.
Monday – This company’s name is a term in the game “go” which means a state where a stone or group of stones is imminently in danger of being taken by one’s opponent.
Answer – John Jay
Thursday – He wrote five of The Federalist Papers.
Wednesday – On this date in 1798, this man was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
Tuesday – He was a leader of the Federalist Party and governor of New York.
Monday – This man was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Answer – Harriet Tubman
Thursday – The name she was born with was Araminta Ross.
Wednesday – This woman was a cook and a nurse during the Civil War.
Tuesday – She escaped from slavery in 1849.
Monday – This woman was born a slave in Maryland in 1822.
5/23/17 – Rabbits purr when they are content.
3/28/17 – The ostrich is the only two-toed bird. All other birds have three or four toes.
1/23/17 – Figs are mentioned in the Bible more than any other fruit.
10/31/16 – Halloween came from a Celtic Holiday called “Samhain” (pronounced sow-in).