Fun facts about 2013

Did you know…

  • That 2013 is the year of the snake on the Chinese calendar?

snake 2013







  • That this is the first time since 1987 that the year has had 4 different numbers?
  • That out of the 40-45% of Americans who made resolutions for this new year, 25% of them will have abandoned their goals by next week?
  • February 2nd, 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of Grand Central Station in NYC?
  • January 28th, 2013 will be the 200th anniversary of the first print of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice?
  • And one more….April 29th, 2013 is the 200th anniversary of rubber being patented. Think how many of the items you use every day utilize rubber. And on April 29th, eat a cupcake in honor of it being patented.


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