1. Egyptians played bowling 5,000 Years Ago.
A British anthropologist discovered evidence of that Egyptians played bowling 5,000 Years Ago. Primitive bowling balls, pins and other materials were found among artifacts in ancient Egypt going back to 3200 BC.
2. Women were discouraged to play bowling.
At end of the 19th century, gender equality was certainly not a big thing: it was considered socially unacceptable for women to play bowling.
3. Before, bowling balls were made of wood.
During the early 1900’s, bowling balls were actually made of dense hardwoods.
4. Bowling helps burning calories.
Good news! You now have a fun and easy way to exercise! In fact, bowling burns about 100 calories per hour, and bowling three games is equal to a mile (1.6Km) of walking.
5. The largest bowling center has 116 lanes!
The Inazawa Grand Bowl, located in Japan, is recognised by Guinness World Records as being the largest bowling center in the world.