On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1853: 1st train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km).
 
On this Day in History in 1506: The cornerstone of the current St. Peter’s Basilica is laid.
 
On this Day in History in 1924: Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first “Crossword Puzzle Book.”
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Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: On December 21 1913, the Sunday New York World printed the first crossword puzzle. It was called a “word-cross,” and it was devised by Liverpudlian Arthur Wynne.