[Trivia] What was the first modern supermarket in the U.S.?

 1 : Introduction to the question “What was the first modern supermarket in the U.S.? …Founded by Clarence Saunders and first opened on September 11, 1916, in Memphis, Tennessee, Piggly Wiggly redefined the grocery shopping experience. Prior to its founding, customers would pass a grocery list to a clerk who would fill their order, but … Read more

[Trivia] What was the first modern supermarket in the U.S.?

 1 : Introduction to the question “What was the first modern supermarket in the U.S.? …Founded by Clarence Saunders and first opened on September 11, 1916, in Memphis, Tennessee, Piggly Wiggly redefined the grocery shopping experience. Prior to its founding, customers would pass a grocery list to a clerk who would fill their order, but … Read more

[Trivia] What is considered the first modern novel?

 1 : Introduction to the question “What is considered the first modern novel? …The Spanish work “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes was written in 1605 and tells the story of the title character, an aspiring knight-errant obsessed with chivalry. It is often considered to be the first modern novel, and its prestige helped propel … Read more

[Trivia] What pope created the modern calendar?

 1 : Introduction to the question “What pope created the modern calendar? …The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in 46 BCE, counted the days for 1,500 years, but small inaccuracies misaligned the calendar with things like solstices and equinoxes. This didn’t work for Pope Gregory XIII, who became leader of the Catholic Church in … Read more