Named for the planet Pluto

In 1930, we discovered a dwarf planet in the Solar System. What’s the name of the game?

People all over the world suggested many names. What if an eleven-year-old schoolboy named Venetia Burney finally named the new planet Pluto? Asked his grandfather.

The boy’s grandfather shared the suggestion with his friend, a physics professor at Oxford University, who passed it on to his friends in the United States. Finally, the name Pluto was officially adopted on March 30, 1930. On May 1, 1930, the name of the new planet was announced. Venice Bernie, who suggested the name, was presented with 5 sovereign prizes.

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