Friday, July 01, 2005

I didn't know that . . .

Posted by Craig Westover | 3:47 PM |  

From Charley Walter's column in the Pioneer Press --
Former U.S. Congressman Joe Karth, who represented Minnesota's Fourth District for 18 years and recently died at age 83 of a heart attack in Scottsdale, Ariz., was a Vikings fan. As chairman of the House subcommittee on space sciences and applications, he named the "Viking" spacecraft, which was the first vehicle to land on Mars.
And speaking of trivia --