Curious Fact 1: San Francisco has 10,000 more dogs than children.
Curious Fact 2: Alcatraz was the only federal prison to offer hot water to prevent prisoners from trying to escape in the cold San Francisco Bay
Curious Fact 3: The Beatles gave their last full (and money-losing) concert at Candlestick Park on August 29, 1966. Only 25,000 tickets were sold when the park had room for 42,000 people.
Curious Fact 4: In 1906, most of the city was destroyed by an earthquake and fire.
Curious Fact 5: The U.S. Navy originally planned to paint the Golden Gate Bridge black with yellow stripes. The famed “International Orange” colour was only meant to be a sealant
Curious Fact 6: San Francisco’s cable cars are the only National Historical Monument that can move
Curious Fact 7: Levi Strauss invented denim jeans in San Francisco for the Gold Rush miners who needed durable yet comfortable clothing
Curious Fact 8: The Chinese fortune cookie was invented by a Japanese resident of San Francisco.