10The 911 emergency system of communications, now used throughout the nation, originated in Lincoln, Neb.
9Famous alumni of the school include Warren Buffett, the third richest man in the world, and New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain.
8One account says Nebraska is the birthplace of the reuben sandwich.
7Former residents of Lincoln include Academy Award winner Hilary Swank, former talk show host Johnny Carson and vice president Dick Cheney.
6When filled to capacity, Memorial Stadium (where the Huskers play home games) holds more people (85,197) than any city in Nebraska except for Omaha and Lincoln.
5Lincoln’s nickname is the “Star City” after the star logos used to indicate city capitals. The city’s logo is actually a star that is made up of five L’s.
4Lincoln County is the origin of the world’s largest Woolly Mammoth