10 Facts You Might Not Know About Dundee

10 Facts You Might Not Know About Dundee

 

  1. James Chalmers who invented the Adhesive Postage Stamps was born in Dundee

  2. The First ever radio broadcast was sent from Dundee. “Check 1,2”

  3. The Famous Grand Theft Auto game created by Rockstar North was founded in Dundee.

  4. Dundee has 6 twin cities, Virginia, Alexandria etc.

  5. In 1706, Britain’s first ever elephant dissection was carried out in Dundee by Doctor Patrick Blair.

  6. Dundee’s famous creations are the comics named The Dandy and The Beano, first published in the 1930’s.

  7. Aspirin was first developed by a Dundonian, in Dundee.

  8. There are two universities in Dundee. They are called the University of Dundee and the University of Abertay Dundee

  9. In Dundee, in 1965 the largest European teaching hospital was built.

  10. In Dundee in 1965 construction began on the largest teaching hospital in Europe.

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