8 facts about McDonald's Hamburgers

The first McDonald's restaurant

in 1948, the McDonald brothers switched the concept to become a burger restaurant and reduced the restaurant's offerings to just nine items

In 1948, McDonald's burgers cost just 15 cents.

At the original McDonald's locations,what we know as McDonald's today in 1955, a burger cost just 15 cents.

McDonald's has sold billions of burgers

This was just seven years after the McDonald brothers closed their barbecue stand and reopened it as a burger joint.

The first "Big Mac" sold for 45 cents.

The first Big Mac-esque sandwich was created by owner and operator Jim Delligatti of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Esther Glickstein Rose "Big Mac" name.

Executives and other employees at the time laughed at the name. However, it stuck and went on to become "one of the best-known product names of all time."

McDonald's sells 75 hamburgers each second.

According to USA Today, the company sold roughly 75 burgers every second in 2013, or 4,500 burgers every minute. 

Mcdonald's Hamburger Can be a good source of protein

 it contains 25% of your daily value of protein. While McDonald's food in general may not be healthy for you in excess

The first Happy Meal

In 1979, McDonald's rolled out its first Happy Meal nationwide. The first one was circus-themed.