Think you know everything about the history of Beantown? These 10 crazy Boston facts may just leave you scratching your head!
In 1903 Massachusetts began requiring its residents to obtain a license to drive, but until 1920 there was no skills test involved! Chauffers were required to pass a test starting in 1907, but the average citizen simply had to apply.
On December 16, 1773, more than 90,000 lbs. of tea were thrown into the harbor during the famous Boston Tea . OnMarch 7, 1774, history repeated itself when 60 people boarded the ship, Fortune and tossed 3,000 lbs.of tea overboard.
If stretched out, the tubing could have reached from Kenmore Square to Fort Independence (via Broadway). Since the sign was renovated, it now uses LED lights.