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On This Day: November 5 – Vivien Leigh, Saddam Hussein, Android, Google

WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY: 1872 – Women’s suffrage in the United States: In defiance of the law, suffragist Susan B. Anthony votes for the first time, and is later fined $100. 1912 – Woodrow Wilson is elected to the presidency of the United States. 1925 – Secret agent Sidney Reilly, the first “super-spy” of the 20th century, is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union. … Read entire article »

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On This Day DECEMBER 9: Our Lady of Guadalupe, John Malkovich, Donny Osmond, Kirk Douglas

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On this day NOVEMBER 14: Claude Monet, Prince Charles of Wales

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On this day : October 6

WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY? 1723 – Benjamin Franklin arrives in Philadelphia at the age of 17. 1762 – Seven Years’ War: conclusion of the Battle of Manila between Britain and Spain, which resulted in the British occupation of Manila for the rest of the war. 1876 – The American Library Association was founded. 1884 – The Naval War College of the United States Navy is founded in Newport, Rhode Island. 1889 – American inventor Thomas Edison shows his first motion picture. … Read entire article »

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Weird and the Not So Weird Trivias

More muscles are in use when you frown than when you smile. (Tell that to the sad clown) The heart beats 100,000 times in one day. Our body consists of 75% water. University of Victoria in Canada offers a course in the science of Batman. … Read entire article »

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Today Trivia February 22nd: Birthday of George Washington, Drew Barrymore, Julius Erving

1495 – King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city’s throne. 1632 – Galileo‘s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published. 1889 – President Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as U.S. states. 1904 – The United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina, the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908. … Read entire article »

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