Thursday, January 1, 2015

Fact of the Day: Rose Bowl

One of the most famous college football bowl games is the Rose Bowl, which also happens to be the oldest as well. The first Rose Bowl was played in 1902, however the 2nd game did not occur until 1916. During those years, it was replaced mostly by chariot races. 

21 comments:

Kay said...

Chariot races? Seriously?

Blue Grumpster said...

Happy New Year, Adam! Chariot races... that makes perfect sense.

Margaret D said...

Goodness.
Nice rose.
Happy New Year.

Emmylou said...

Oh...you Americans and your chariot races...:D

PS OMG! That's so good that you don't do spoilers for Daisy! I wonder what she'll think of the Red Wedding....eeeeek!

DEZMOND said...

chariot races???

Anonymous said...

I believe my university has been to the Rose Bowl twice. Go Team!

Pat Hatt said...

lol wow, never knew chariot races were still a thing in the 1900s

Julie Ann Lozada said...

oh, nice. by the way, i love roses! :)

It’s a GIRL Thing

Christine said...

Interesting

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Chariot races? Hey, they should bring those back! Happy New Year!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

That is very interesting!

Sakuranko said...

Oh very nice fact dear
Happy New Year 2015
xx

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Mary Kirkland said...

Heck yeah, bring back the chariot races.

Joy said...

Wishing you a happy new year!

Terri said...

Happy New Year Adam!

Dixie@dcrelief said...

So the precursor of Nascar, was Chascar??! Ha ha ha.

FilipBlog said...

Hi Adam, enjoying your blog the whole year. Continue in 2015. Happy New Year.

Greetings,
Filip

LV said...

Looking forward to many more interesting and informative post in 2015. Wishing you and Daisy a great year.

Caro * said...

Chariot races !! Very nice ! :)

Linda said...

Happy New Year, Adam. :)

Dainté said...

happy holidays adam :)) lovely blog !