Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1839 painting)

Link #151: Bessel Was The First Person To Measure Distance To Stars!

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Link #149: Thumbs up Meant Death in Ancient Rome!

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Link #33: Hot Chocolate Was First Sold as Medicine

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Masabumi Hosono

The only Japanese who survived the sinking of the Titanic was condemned for surviving.

  Of the more than 700 survivors of the Titanic, one was a Japanese named Masabumi Hosono, a civil servant working for the Ministry of Transport. He survived by boarding...
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9 Cool Facts On Mayans And Mayan Civilization…

  9 Cool Facts On Mayans And Mayan Civilization... The Mayans were an ancient civilization that inhabited Middle America. It has a very intriguing and also complex history. For an ancient...
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Dogs played an important role in World War I

  By 1918, Germany had 30,000 dogs while Britain, France and Belgium had over 20,000. The dogs were used as messengers, to bring medical supplies to the wounded and the...
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Link #106: Tennis Was First Played Without Racquets!

  Link #106: Tennis Was First Played Without Racquets! Mankind has always appreciated competition. The earliest of civilisations like the Greek, Aztec, Mayan, and even the Chinese had games and sports...
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The first Thanksgiving was held in May.

  Today, Thanksgiving is held on the fourth Thursday of November. However, the first Thanksgiving was held on May 23, 1541 and not by Pilgrims but by a Spanish nobleman...

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