You want interesting facts? Oh…we’ve got interesting facts.
- Many of the sweaters worn by TV’s Mr. Rogers were actually knitted by his real mother. How cute is that!?
- The shortest span between separate births is held by Jayne Bleackley who delivered her son on September 3, 1999 and daughter on March 30, 2000. The children were born 208 days apart (just under 9 months)!
- The longest interval between the birth of two children is held by Elizabeth Ann Buttle. Her daughter was born on May 19, 1956 and son on November 20, 1997. That’s 41 years, 185 days apart! Elizabeth was 60 years old when her son was born.
- Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia campaigned for the observance of Mother’s Day in the U.S., in honor of her mother. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day a national holiday.
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13. Drop some of these fun facts on mom this year! She’ll surely be impressed