known fact

known fact

something that is generally recognized as a fact. That grass is green is a known fact. It is a known fact that John was in Chicago on the night of the murder.
See also: fact, known
References in classic literature ?
My interest is keenest, perhaps, not so much in relation to known facts as to speculation upon the unknowable of the two centuries that have rolled by since human intercourse between the Western and Eastern Hemispheres ceased--the mystery of Europe's state following the termination of the Great War--provided, of course, that the war had been terminated.
Nothing that has life, either animal or vegetable as we know them, can exist without air, and it follows that nothing having life, according to our views of it, can exist in the moon:--or, if any thing having life do exist there, it must be under such modifications of all our known facts, as to amount to something like other principles of being.
The only known fact is, no one has heard directly from any of the boys.
Tell us a little known fact about Q Tell us a little known fact about yourself : A I have a guilty pleasure of buying expensive face creams.
Garlic: It is a known fact that garlic can turn any bland food into a tasty treat, so why not include them in your daily diet?
IT'S a well known fact that south Merioneth comes at the end of the pecking order when it comes to grants and improvements etc.
MAN of many voices Jon Culshaw is famous for being other people on TV, but he's about to reveal a little known fact about himself.
Little known fact, but nine Long Island, New York, school districts actually have shooting teams.
It is a known fact if you don't live in the catchment area or are not of the religion of a school you can't get your children in.
They have taken that little known fact and turned it into a ring tone for mobile phones that the young market is finding a new switch-on.
It's a known fact that Syracuse hired Robinson because, like Carroll, he was a long-time defensive coordinator.
Little known fact #1: the directors of engineering at GM and Ford personally wrote the Warren Commission Report.
Duffett says it is a known fact that kimberlites appear in clusters, and after the company announced their discovery, it prompted the region's biggest staking rush in the last 20 years by several juniors, all wanting a piece of the diamond pie.
It's a known fact that more engine starters end up at support for service and repair during cold weather.
So, even when we undertake an analysis of the psyche of an Adams or a Jefferson, a great deal of the analysis has to be confected from a feeble sprinkling of known fact and a deluge of speculation.