RANDOM TIDS & BITS- Tues 8/06/19 –

Abraham Lincoln’s son Robert wasn’t at the theater when his dad was assassinated in 1865 . . . but he was there when two OTHER presidents were killed. He was with James Garfield at a train station in Washington D.C. when he was assassinated in 1881, and he was in the same building in New York when William McKinley was assassinated in 1901. 

The FBI picked the name “The Unabomber” because it was short for University and Airline Bomber.    

There’s a rare type of watermelon with a solid black rind that grows on an island called Hokkaido in Japan.  They’re called Densuke watermelons . . . only about 10,000 are produced every year . . . and they sell for an average of $250.  h