BIG things happen in #Dallas, Texas and www.visitdallas.com has listed some fun facts you may not know.
The frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas.
The integrated circuit computer chip (which became the microchip) was invented in Dallas in 1958.
The 52 foot 'Big Tex' statue that greets visitors at the annual State Fair of Texas is the tallest cowboy in Texas.
The Dallas Arts District is the largest urban arts district in the United States.
The Dallas area is the largest metropolitan area in the nation not on a navigable body of water.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Arlington Metroplex is the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas.
The Dallas Public Library permanently displays one of the original copies of the Declaration of Independence, printed on July 4, 1776, and the First Folio of William Shakespeare's "Comedies, Histories & Tragedies."
The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is home to 23 of the richest Americans.