Tag: Crossword Puzzle
This Day in Pop Culture for December 21
The very first crossword puzzle (only first-known as a “word-cross puzzle” was printed in New York World newspaper on this day in 1913.
This Day in Pop Culture for April 18
1924: The First Crossword Puzzle Book is Published Although crossword puzzles had arrived a few years earlier in 1913 in the pages of the New York World, it wasn’t until this day in 1924 when Simon & Schuster published the first book of the addicting craze. The story is that Richard Simon’s aunt asked him if…