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Need a gift basket delivered to Jackson or other cities in Mississippi? Order online by 4pm est (Monday - Friday) for same day shipping. Free ground shipping on orders over $100.

Mississippi Facts and Trivia

  1. In 1963 the University of Mississippi Medical Center accomplished the world's first human lung transplant and, on January 23, 1964, Dr. James D. Hardy performed the world's first heart transplant surgery.
  2. Borden's Condensed Milk was first canned in Liberty.
  3. In 1902 while on a hunting expedition in Sharkey County, President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt refused to shoot a captured bear. This act resulted in the creation of the world-famous teddy bear.
  4. The world's largest shrimp is on display at the Old Spanish Fort Museum in Pascagoula.
  5. The first bottle of Dr. Tichener's Antiseptic was produced in Liberty.
  6. The world's largest cactus plantation is in Edwards.
  7. Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, on January 8, 1935.
  8. H.T. Merrill from Luka performed the world's first round trip trans-oceanic flight in 1928.
  9. In 1884 the concept of selling shoes in boxes in pairs (right foot and left foot) occurred in Vicksburg at Phil Gilbert's Shoe Parlor on Washington Street.
  10. The first female rural mail carrier in the United States was Mrs. Mamie Thomas. She delivered mail by buggy to the area southeast of Vicksburg in 1914.

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