107th Running of the Indy 500 Sunday, May 28th
Indiana Quick Quiz
- Name the band Axl Rose was a members of?
- Born in Henryville, who is famous as the Kentucky Fried Chicken King?
- Who designed the Indiana state flag?
- Who invented the first fully functional all-electronic television?
May 30, 1896 Howard Hawks, director and producer of Scarface, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and Rio Bravo, was born in Goshen.
May 31, 1922 Isamu Noguchi graduates from LaPort High School. While collaborating with the Herman Miller company in 1947, Noguchi created the iconic Noguchi Table. The table is still in production today.
June 1, 1931 While attending The National Governor's Conference in French Lick, Franklin D. Roosevelt announced his desire to run for President of the United States.
May 29, 1989 A hit in the United States "Sweet Child O' Mine," written by Izzy Stradlin and Axl Rose of Lafayette, gets re-released in the United Kingdom. The song mentions one of their Indiana memories, "She's got a smile it seems to me / Reminds me of childhood memories / Where everything was as fresh as the bright blue sky."
Did You Know???
In 1873 a group from Indianapolis traveled to California and founded the city of Pasadena?
Our Where in Indiana from last week was a photo of the yard of bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Where in Indiana?
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Answers: 1. Guns and Roses 2. Colonel Harland Sanders 3. Paul Hadley of Mooresville 4. Philo Farnsworth, Fort Wayne
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