History Facts

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Many of the Greek temples and sculptures were painted with bright colors.

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Major construction projects were managed by an architect who directed the workers and craftsmen.

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The "tholos" was a small circular temple built by the Greeks.

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On the 22nd February 1922, the date read 2/22/22 and was the date, Ulysses, by James Joyce was written in Paris.

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A missing Dachshund was found swallowed whole in the gut of a giant catfish in Berlin in July 2003.

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The first European images of dogs can be found in cave paintings from 12,000 years ago in Spain.

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Alexander the Great is said to have built and named the town of Peritas in remembrance of his dog.

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Plato once said, "A dog has a philosopher's soul."

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The American Kennel Society, the most prominent dog club in the United States, was founded in 1884.

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The ancient Egyptian word for dog was "iwiw," referring to the dog's bark.

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