Posted by Dianne Nicolini on May 27, 2008
Today is the anniversary of the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge (1937) which spans the strait at the mouth of the San Francisco Bay which is also named “Golden Gate” . But which explorer gave the Golden Gate its name? It happened back in 1846 and this lucky guy has an East Bay city named for him. Scroll down for the answer to today’s Lunch Box Trivia question. In the meantime, let’s sing a chorus of Happy Birthday to little Lucas Bennett Lieberman. Turning one today, Lucas will trek across the Golden Gate Bridge with his parents , a tradition that began when his grandfather crossed the span on that first day back in’37 and one that I suspect will last a life time.
Answer: John C. Fremont