Thursday, June 6, 2019

Trivia on Thursday

Did you know that the originator of the Purple Heart was George Washington?

*Information gleaned from Ron Chernow's Washington A Life.

26 comments:

  1. Aren't the snippets we gain from non-fiction reading amazing? Enjoy your day.

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  2. That was a new one for me. Wonderful trivia today!

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    1. A historical 'snippet'. (Thanks, EC. Heh)

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  4. More awesome trivia that I did not know. This would make a great Jeopardy question too! Hugs...RO

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    1. Today's history trivia:)
      Hugs received and returned.

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  5. I think I read that somewhere.and the reason why George is on the medal.

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    1. Now I've learned something new. I did not realize George was on the medal.

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    1. A historical snippet, to quote EC on the usage of snippet:)

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  7. I didn't know that! I love what you learn when you read!

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  8. a great uncle was the recipient of the purple heart; grandfather's brother

    ♥♥♥

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    1. That's something to be very proud of, FSG. As I'm sure you are.

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  9. I did, his face is on it.

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  10. I had no idea! Thanks for sharing. :)
    ~Jess

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  11. News for me! Thanks for the history! Big Hugs!

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