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This day in history
In 1714, Britain’s Queen Anne died at age 49; she was succeeded by George I. In 1876, Colorado was admitted as the 38th state. In 1907, the U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force. In 1913, the Joyce Kilmer poem “Trees” was first pub...
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The world’s largest radish weighed 37 pounds. The monstrosity was grown in South Africa in 1992. *** A decibel is a measurement of sound density that is one-tenth of one bel. The word is named after Alexander Graham Bell (1940-1980) for his advancements in the field of acoustics. *** “Apocal...
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