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Lyndon B Johnson Almost Shot By Secret Service

Reading Time: 2 minutes November 22, 1963, is a day that has gone down in history as the day US president John Fitzgerald Kennedy lost his life by an assassins bullet. Do you know though, that America nearly lost two presidents within a 24 hour period? Newly sworn in president, Lyndon Baines Johnson was almost shot by the Secret …

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Austrian Battle of Karansebes 1788 – the Dumbest Battle Ever

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Austrian Battle Of Karansebes in 1788 has to go down in history as one of the dumbest battles in history, ever. The battle resulted in the Austrians inflicting defeat on themselves, and it wasn’t a civil war either, they were at war with the Ottoman Turkish Empire. We are often amused with bizarre news …

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George Washington Owes $300,000 in Overdue Library Fine

Reading Time: 2 minutes   George Washington owes one library money, a lot of money from a fine. The George Washington library fine as it is known, was a result of some long overdue books. Who doesn’t know who George Washington was? Hardly anyone. He was the leader of the Rebel army during the American War of Independence and …

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The Bald-Hairy Theory of Russian Leaders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Talk about a rare coincidence. This fact is somewhat of a joke among the people of Russia as it has been ongoing for nearly 200 years. It even has a name, the bald-hairy theory of Russian leaders. Since the reign of ┬áTsar Nicholas I in 1825, every Russian leader has been either bald (or in …

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