Betsy Ross and Paul Revere both celebrated their birthdays on January 1st.
Category: Birthday Trivia
The earliest birthday parties were held for what reason?
People thought that evil spirits would visit them on their birthdays, so they stayed close to their family and friends for protection.
Who hosted the world’s most expensive birthday party?
The Sultan of Brunei, who celebrated his 50th birthday on July 13, 1996 with a $27.2 million bash that included three concerts featuring Michael Jackson.
Who sang the most famous rendition of the Happy Birthday song?
Marilyn Monroe when she sang “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” to President John. F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden on May 19, 1962.
In addition to the United States of America, who else celebrates their birthdays on the 4th of July?
Calvin Coolidge, Ann Landers, Geraldo Rivera, and George Steinbrenner all share their birthdays on the 4th of July.
Which Olsen twin’s birthday occurs first, Mary-Kate or Ashley?
Ashley can start her birthday celebration first, as she is two minutes older.
In what country is a pie served instead of a birthday cake?
In Russia, a pie is served instead of a birthday cake.
In what country is a flag flown outside the window when someone in the house is celebrating a birthday?
In Denmark a flag is flown outside the window when someone is celebrating a birthday.
Which famous playwright died on his 52nd birthday?
William Shakespeare, born on April 23, 1616, died on his 52nd birthday.
Whose birth certificate is believed to be the world’s most expensive?
Paul McCartney’s birth certificate, issued on June 18, 1942, was auctioned in March of 1997 for $84,146.