1. Cheesecakes are believed to have been created on the Greek Island of Samos in ancient Greece.
  2. American style cheesecake wasn’t created until after 1872 when cream cheese was invented.
  3. Cheesecake is not a cake but more of a cheese custard style pie.
  4. The Austrian Postal Service once made Strawberry Cheesecake flavored postage stamps
  5. New York Cheesecake isn’t the only place named cheesecake. There Chicagoan, Asian, German, Italian, Dutch, Brazilian, Greek, Pennsylvanian and more.
  6. The largest cheesecake recorded was made in 2013 and was over 7 feet in diameter and over 2 feet deep and weighed about 6,900.
  7. It is rumored that cheesecake was served to athletes competing in the olympic games in 776 B.C. to give them energy.
  8. The Cheesecake Factory has over 30 flavors of Cheesecake available to order in both their restaurants and online.
  9. Arnold Reuben, the inventor of the Reuben sandwich, is also credited with creating the New York Style Cheesecake.
  10. There are 12 Cheesecake Days to celebrate the delicious cheesecake.