People: Ask the Fact Monster Questions
Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
- Are there descendants of William Shakespeare alive today?
- Can you give me information about the only woman ever to be awarded a Congressional Medal of Honor?
- How many sons does the boxer George Foreman have with the name of George? I have heard both seven and eight. Can you find the answer to this question?
- I am searching for "King Nebedkenezer", but I'm uncertain of the spelling. When I search your site everything about kings appeared except what I was looking for. Anything you might have will help.
- I'm not sure, but I think Alexander the Great said, "The die is cast." Please set me straight as to who, when, and where.
- Was Alfred Nobel married and did he have children?
- Who was the first U.S. woman in space?
- What were the first names of the two Smith brothers of Smith Brothers' Cough Drops fame?
- Did Baron Wilhelm Von Steuben have anything to do with the development of Steuben glass?
- Who was the voice of Winnie the Pooh?
- Who said "United we stand, divided we fall"?
- What is a Rhodes Scholar? Who was Rhodes?
- Is the Ferris wheel actually named after someone named Ferris?
- What schools did Sally Ride attend?
- Who is Merriam, of Merriam-Webster dictionaries fame?
- Did Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid really exist?
- Which former vice president shot the Secretary of the Treasury in a duel?
- What were the names of George Washington's wives? How many times was he married? What were the names of his children? During what years was he president?
- Could you please give me the names of the two people enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame who are not players, coaches, owners, managers, or mascots and who have absolutely nothing to do with baseball whatsoever? Also — could you provide me with the name of the baseball player who played the most years in the major leagues but who never played in a post season game?
- Was Eli Whitney an African-American?
- When was the Heimlich maneuver first demonstrated?