4391. Fact
Warren Beatty once worked as a rat-catcher.

4392. Fact
In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her cheating adulterous husband but she may only do so with her bare hands

4393. Fact
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.

4394. Fact
Hard Bean means the coffee was grown at an altitude above 5000 feet.

4395. Fact
Books on religion outnumbered works of fiction by a 2 to 1 margin in 1870 England. Sixteen years later, novels surpassed religious works.

4396. Fact
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

4397. Fact
Macaroni, Gentoo, Chinstrap and Emperor are types of penguins.

4398. Fact
The word 'pixel' is a contraction of either 'picture cell' or 'picture element'.

4399. Fact
The first perfect game in baseball history was achieved by John Lee Richmond on June 12, 1880.

4400. Fact
Lightning puts 10,000,000 tons of nitrogen into the earth each year.

4401. Fact
The first toy product ever advertised on television was Mr. Potato Head. Introduced in 1952.

4402. Fact
The purpose of tonsils is to destroy foreign substances that are swallowed or breathed in

4403. Fact
Bees have five eyes.

4404. Fact
Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the western Pacific.

4405. Fact
The Popsicle was invented by 11 year-old Frank Epperson in 1905. He left his drink outside with a stir stick in it and he noticed that it had frozen. He applied for a patent in 1923 and named it Epsicle. The name was later changed to Popsicle

4406. Fact
The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C

4407. Fact
Farmers in England are required by law to provide their pigs with toys.

4408. Fact
In a six-pack of soda the cans cost more to make than the drink.

4409. Fact
Plastic lawn flamingos outnumber real flamingos in the U.S.A.

4410. Fact
The average person laughs 13 times a day.

4411. Fact
Virgina Woolf wrote all her books standing.

4412. Fact
Contrary to popular belief, hair does not grow back darker and thicker after it has been shaved.

4413. Fact
Beer has a bitter taste and slightly pungent aroma because of lupulin, a substance found in hops.

4414. Fact
Whales can never focus both their eyes on the same object at once.

4415. Fact
It is impossible for anyone to verbally count up to the number 1 trillion

4416. Fact
In India, pickled ginger, minced mutton and a cottage cheese like substance are popular pizza toppings

4417. Fact
After they are roasted, and when the coffee beans begin to cool, they release about 700 chemical substances that make up the vaporizing aromas.

4418. Fact
Ironically, watermelons, which are 92% water, originated from the Kalahari Desert in Africa

4419. Fact
'Second Street'is the most common street name in the U.S.; 'First Street'is the sixth. "

4420. Fact
Synthetic Diamonds can be made from human ashes after cremation. Using chemical and physical methods, Algordanza, a Swiss firm, separates out the carbon, which produces up to 4 Diamonds from a persons cremated remains.

4421. Fact
At the end of the Beatles' song A Day in the Life, an ultrasonic whistle, audible only to dogs, was recorded by Paul McCartney for his Shetland sheepdog.

4422. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : bhagwan das
literature, freedom fighter
Year : 1955
Region : uttar pradesh.

4423. Fact
The skin of a shark is made up of tiny teeth which are called dermal denticles

4424. Fact
Less than 3% of Nestlé's sales are for chocolate.

4425. Fact
In the U.S., over one million gallons of cosmetics, drinks, and lotions are sold that contain aloe in them per year

4426. Fact
According to studies, men prefer to have white bedrooms and women prefer to have blue bedrooms

4427. Fact
The 1st US Mormon temple was dedicated in Kirtland, Ohio in 1836.

4428. Fact
The full name of the Titanic ship is R.M.S. Titanic, which stands for Royal Mail Steamship

4429. Fact
Men are more likely to be left-handed(10%) than females(8%).

4430. Fact
There are more than 700 species of plants that grow in the United States that have been identified as dangerous if eaten. Among them are some that are commonly favored by gardeners: buttercups, daffodils, lily of the valley, sweet peas, oleander, azalea, bleeding heart, delphinium, and rhododendron.

4431. Fact
The only rock that floats in water is pumice.

4432. Fact
The name for Oz in The Wizard of Oz was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence Oz.

4433. Fact
4 tablespoons of ketchup has about the same amount of nutrition as a ripe tomato.

4434. Fact
The Hindu holy day begins at sunrise, the Jewish holy day begins at sunset, and the Christian holy day begins at midnight.

4435. Fact
Coca-Cola used to contain cocaine when it was initially introduced

4436. Fact
Kitsap County, Washington, was originally called Slaughter County, nicely: the first hotel there was called The Slaughter House.

4437. Fact
Almonds and pistachios are the only nuts mentioned in the Bible.

4438. Fact
The first fully working parachute was used in 1787 by Jacques Gernerin who dropped 3,000 feet from a balloon. This was long before the airplane was invented.

4439. Fact
A recent study indicates when men crave food, they tend to crave fat and salt. When women crave food, they tend to desire chocolate.

4440. Fact
A mosquito will become restless and start flying around if there is an increase of carbon dioxide in the surrounding air



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    Know about the different Janmashtami facts on this page of fact file. It will provide you most fascinating information on Janmashtami and its celebrations. This page will serve as a snapshot of information for you. Check out some of informative Janmashtami facts here: Janmashtami is celebrated on ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon. According to some scholars, Krishna was born on 19th July 3228 B.C.E. The term Krishna in Sanskrit means black . Lord Krishna belonged to the clan of Yadavas. Janmashtami is celebrated around eight days after Raksha Bandhan. South India celebrates Gokulashtami with fruits, prasadam and devotional songs. Maharashtra celebrates the festival by breaking of dahi handi . Janmashtami is also known as Gokulashtami and Krishnastami Lord Krishna with Radhaji is worshipped on this day. Besides, some people also worship Shri Krishna s brother Balaram as well as sister Subhadra on the day of Janmashtami. Lord Krishna was born in Mathura but was brought up in Gokul Mathura has around 400 temples dedicated to Nandgopal. Lord Krishna is known by around 108 names in the world. Raas Leela is the most famous dance performance of Lord Krishna that is still observed in India. Krishna s teachings are world famous and can be found in the book called Bhagavad Gita. Lord Krishna assisted Arjuna one of the Pandavas for the battle of Krukshetra. Since 1966, the devotion of Lord Krishna spread to other countries like America, Europe, Africa, Russia and South America. The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) was instrumental in creating awareness among people. A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was founder of the ISKCON movement. In fact, his guru? Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura instructed him to write about Shri Krishna in English and to share the philosophy of Gaudiya Vaishnava with people in the Western world. 123janmashtami.com offers you interesting information regarding Janmashtami facts. Keep browsing the pages of the website for more insights.

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