History & Tiki Trivia: February 29 45 BC Emperor Julius Caesar creates the concept of Leap year 1504 Explorer Christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians. 1692 Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and West Indian slave Tituba are the first to be accused of Witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. 1832 Charles Darwin describes walking […]
World History: February 20 1703 Mount Gay in Barbados began distilling rum and is known to be the oldest existing brand of rum in the world. 1829 Yuengling Brewery in Pennsylvania opens and is the oldest brewery still operating in the USA. 1872 The patent for a toothpick manufacturing machine granted. 1881 Kansas becamomes the […]
Frankie’s Tiki Room 1712 W. Charleston, Las Vegas Nevada 702-385-3110 | frankiestikiroom.com Frankie’s Tiki Room in Las Vegas, Nevada is probably the only 24-hour tiki bar in existence. It is a classic and a must-visit destination if you are in the area. As their website boasts “Drink, Smoke, Escape”. They are not joking. No matter what […]
World History: February 13 1601 The First British East India Company lead by John Lancaster departs from London. 1826 The American Temperance Society is established in Boston, advocating total abstinence from distilled beverages.
World History: February 10 1945 The Andrew’s Sisters song ‘Rum & Coca Cola’ hist #1 on the music charts.
World History: February 9 1922 Snow falls on the active volcano of Mauna Loa in Hawaii
World History: February 7 2020 Joe Fee of Fee Brothers Bitters dies at age 55 2020 Antarctica reaches its warmest day in recorded history, 65F or 18c