Sunday, June 23, 2013

Fact of the Day: The Other New York

The city of Toronto in Canada was originally known as the town of York. It was named in honor of Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany. Frederick was also the 2nd child and son of King George III. 

18 comments:

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Really? I didn't know it!
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Cloudia said...

Looks like his daddy.

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Pilar Domínguez said...

I thought you were going to talk about York in England but this is new for me. Very interesting fact, Adam. Kisses:)

Beauty Follower said...

Didnt knew that!
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DeniseinVA said...

Very interesting, a new one to me. Thanks Adam!

Dana said...

Very interesting. I didn't know that!

Joy said...

It must very warn under that attire:)

Christine said...

what a fabulous outfit! I remember this fact from helping my son with History lessons way back!

Anna-Alina said...

Intersting fact of history!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Have a great day!
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Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that at my canadian mat. But when is New york, going to become old already? lol

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

This Canuck says this is true!

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FilipBlog said...

I have seen these type of paintings before but I can not imagine that people wear so many clothes.

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as usually interesting facts!
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Nice post

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Julie Ann Lozada said...

here is philippines, we have a place called new york also!

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MEcoy said...

well that's a new trivia for me