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1 Wilhelm Steinitz was the World Chess Champion from 1886 to 1894. Hobbies > Games 01/15/09
2 Viswanathan Anand became the World Chess Champion in 2007. Hobbies > Games 01/16/09
3 Two maple leaves first appeared on the reverse side of the Canadian penny in 1937. Hobbies > Collecting 05/15/09
4 Tulips are grown from bulbs. Hobbies > Gardening 07/10/08
5 There are 32 pieces used in a game of chess. Hobbies > Games 05/30/08
6 The world's first triangular postage stamp was issued by the Cape of Good Hope in 1853. Hobbies > Collecting 01/04/09
7 The world's first postage stamp, the Penny Black, was released on May 1, 1840. Hobbies > Collecting 01/03/09
8 The world's first Elvis Presley postage stamp was issued by Grenada in 1978. Hobbies > Collecting 01/04/09
9 The top four pumpkin producing states in the US are Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and California. Hobbies > Gardening 07/12/08
10 The modern version of the board game "The Game of Life" was published in 1960 by the Milton Bradley Company. Hobbies > Games 02/01/09
11 The first two United States postage stamps were issued on July 1, 1847. They featured George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. Hobbies > Collecting 01/05/09
12 The first Canadian postage stamp, the Three Penny Beaver, was issued on April 23, 1851. Hobbies > Collecting 01/05/09
13 The board game Pente was created in 1978 by Gary Gabrel. Hobbies > Games 01/30/09
14 The board game "Trivial Pursuit" was created by Canadians Chris Haney and Scott Abbott in 1979. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
15 The board game "Pay Day" was created in 1975 by Paul J. Gruen. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09

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