- In 1989 Cheerleading was founded at the University of Minnesota.
- The U.S. battleship Maine sank prompting war with Spain.
- The sci-fi novel War of the Worlds was written by H.G. Wells.
- Robert Allison was the first to purchase a commercially manufactured automobile at the Winton Motor Carriage Company in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Potatoes were worth their weight in gold because of their vitamin C content. Miners actually traded gold for potatoes.
What does this have to do with anything??? It's just trivia but ......................
on May 2, 1898...............
Edwin E., my granddad was born.
Though he has passed away many years ago, I will remember his voice, his pet name for me, Rhondee and all the wonderful life lessons he bestowed on me.
Happy Birthday Granddad!!!