Saskatoon Real Estate Agent - Joshua Boettcher

Joshua Boettcher's Cell: 306-747-9388 | Email |


Interesting Facts About Life 100 Years Ago


  • The average life expectancy for men was 47 years
  • Fuel for cars was only sold in drug stores
  • Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub
  • Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone
  • The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph
  • The five leading causes of death were Pneumonia, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Diarrhea, Heart Attack and Stroke
  • 2 out of every 10 adults could not read or write
  • Coffee was 15 cents a pound
  • Most women only washed their hair once a month.  Borax or egg yolks were used for shampoo
  • Sugar cost 4 cents a pound
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