January 18, 1733

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1733, the first polar bear was exhibited in the American city of Boston. When asked what polar bears ate, the handler said ‘drunk Irishmen’. The bear gained sixty-three pounds before it was taken Hartford, CT.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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