1. David Ben Gurion was the first prime minister of Israel.
2. Louis Riel was hanged in Regina, on November 16, 1885.
3. The six wives of Henry VIII were Catherine of Aragon, Ann Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Ann of Cleves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr in that order.
4. Yarg is a cheese from Cornwall, traditionally wrapped in nettles. It was named the Best English Cheese at the International Cheese Show in 2012.
5. Edward Albee won a Tony Award in 1963 for “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”, his best known work. The Pulitzer Prize drama panel of that year voted for the play, but the prize committee rejected it because it did not reflect American life in a wholesome way. Half the Pulitzer drama jurors resigned in protest. Albee subsequently received three Pulitzers for later works.