When was the first pumpkin made or created?
The 1846 invention of the kerosene lantern by Abraham Gesner was a huge improvement on lighting as compared to the days when "Indians of the Northwest natives caught and dried oolakan or candlefish, and used them as lamps stuck into a lump of clay, or carried them around in the fork of a stick."
Pumpkins are believed to have originated in North America.Seeds from related plants have been found in Mexico dating back to 7000 to 5500 B.C.References to pumpkins date back many centuries.The name pumpkin originated from the Greek word for "large melon" which is "pepon."
Masks are objects that cover the face for variety of reasons.They are used for protection, disguise, entertainment or ritual practices and are made from various materials, depending of use.Earliest use of masks was for rituals and ceremonies, and the oldest found mask is from 7000 BC.
Demolition Pumpkin Squeeze Musik was created in 1994.
Perfect - The Smashing Pumpkins song - was created in 1997.
Owata - The Smashing Pumpkins song - was created on 2011-05-04.
Today - The Smashing Pumpkins song - was created on 1993-09-30.
The first known textile of South America was discovered in Guitarrero Cave in Peru, it was woven out of vegetable fibers and dates back to 8,000 B.C.E.From pre-history through the early Middle Ages, for most of Europe, the Near East and North Africa, two main types of loom dominate textile produc...
Drown - The Smashing Pumpkins song - was created on 1992-06-30.
There is no way to tell for certain, but the practice in its holiday context dates back at least 700 years. The Irish carve other vegetables, such as beets and turnips. Pumpkins originated in the United States, originally as a part of harvest celebration and Thanksgiving.
One of the first artists to define Santa Claus's modern image was Thomas Nast, an American cartoonist of the 19th century.In 1863, a picture of Santa illustrated by Nast appeared in Harper's Weekly.
1621 – Early American settlers of Plimoth Plantation (1620-1692), the first permanent European settlement in southern New England, might have made pumpkin pies (of sorts) by making stewed pumpkins or by filling a hollowed out shell with milk, honey and spices, and then baking it in hot ashes.
The term “trick or treat” dates back to 1927.Today I Found Out explains: The earliest known reference to “trick or treat”, printed in the November 4, 1927 edition of the Blackie, Alberta Canada Herald, talks of this, Hallowe'en provided an opportunity for real strenuous fun.
The first swimsuits were, of course, no swimsuits at all.People have always gone swimming in the nude or in any clothing appropriate for swimming such as loin cloths.It was not until the 18th century that "swimsuits" were invented mostly for the purpose of hiding the human body according to the m...
This is a guess on my part, but I am guessing in the 1950's. The reason I say this that it wasn't until the 1950's that Halloween became a child's holiday and started to "trick or treat". Until then, it was an adult party night.
The tinikling originated in Leyte in the Visayan islands of the Philippines.One legend has it that centuries ago, when Spain conquered the Philippines, peasants who did not work hard enough were punished by having to stand between two poles on the ground that were then beaten against their feet.
The world's largest pumpkin pie was made in New Bremen, Ohio on September 25, 2010, for the New Bremen Pumpkinfest. The pie was 20 feet in diameter and weighed 3699 pounds (1678 kg) The previous record pie by New Bremen (in 2005) weighed 2020 pounds, which is only 11 pounds more than the record s...
* The modern holiday of Halloween has its origins in the ancient Gaelic festival known as Samhain. The Festival of Samhain is a celebration of the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture, and is regarded as 'The Celtic New Year'. Traditionally, the festival was a time used by the ancient paga...
Sosigenes decided on a 365-day year with an extra day every four years to incorportate the extra hours, and so February 29th was born.In 46 BC, Julius Caesar, featured here in a self-decreed minted coin, created a calendar system that added one leap day every four years.
The Pilgrims' autumn harvest of 1621 was plentiful.There was no pumpkin pie—they didn't have a baking oven in Plimoth Plantation—but there might have been pumpkin served other ways, since both the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag ate pumpkin and other indigenous squashes.
A great website for details on the First Thanksgiving is the Scholastic one with reenactments.
It is not certain when people first started wearing clothes, however, anthropologists estimate that it was somewhere between 100,000 and 500,000 years ago.The first clothes were made from natural elements: animal skin, fur, grass, leaves, bone, and shells.
Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers, and Labor Day 2019 occurs on Monday, September 2 (it's traditionally observed on the first Monday in September).It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894.
In 1954, after lobbying efforts by veterans' service organizations, the 83rd U.S.Congress amended the 1938 act that had made Armistice Day a holiday, striking the word “Armistice” in favor of “Veterans.” President Dwight D.Eisenhower signed the legislation on June 1, 1954.
Last year's world record holder was Ron Wallace with a 1502 pound pumpkin at the Rhode Island Weighoff on October 7, 2006.The current world record stands at 2,020 pounds (after baking).It was prepared and baked by the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers at New Bremen, Ohio.This huge pie was made on ...
The first Halloween special for "The Simpsons" aired in 1990. The shows are referred to "Treehouse of Horror". The very first was called "The Simpsons Halloween Special".