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These Weird Facts About Famous Events In The Human History Will Amaze You

Humans are pretty weird, and our history reflects that. Here are some random facts about human history that will boost your trivia skills significantly. And who doesn't love some new facts to store in the back of your brain, only to be retrieved at the most useless of times? But c'mon, we all know that winning trivia night isn't something to be sneezed at. So learn these facts and use them well, my minions. 

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    Organism - During WWIl, the United States experimented with Bat Bombs. The Idea, conceived by Eleanor Roosevelt's @dentist cost the US Marine Corps as much as $2 million before it was Scrapped.
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    Text - To helpidentify Osama Bin Laden's dead booy a US Navy SEAL of similar height had to lay down next to the dead man, because no one had a tape measure
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    Text - A Serbian spy named Dusko Popov brodght J Edgar Hoover proof. that PearHarbor was going to be attacked four months before the actual attack happened
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    Text - Nixon's Watergate operation was foiled by duct tape. His men had been using the tape to keep doors from locking. A security guard named Frank Wills encountered the tape twice. The first time he removed it. The second time he alerted authorities.
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    Water transportation - When the Titanic sank in 1912 706 people lived, 1517 people died and 3 dogs (one Pekingese two Pomeranians) survived
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    Text - Mary Todd Lin coln was not allowed in the room as her husband President Lincoln took his last breath, because Secretany of War Edward Stanton was irritated she wouldn't stop crying.
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    Bird - Andrew Jackson's parrot attended his funeral and had to be expelled when it wouldn't stop swearing.
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    Text - At the Battle of Brandywine in 1777, British sharpshooter Patrick Ferguson refused to fire on a Continental General. He believedambushing a fellow officer would be unchivalrous. The life he spared was George Washington's.
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    Text - Because the streets were so crowded his carriage could not pass, George Washington had to walk home after his inauguration after party.
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    Text - During his WWII surrender Japan's Emperor Hirohito offered to convert the entire COuntry to Christianity Gen. MacArthur declined the offer stating, It must be done on a voluntary basis.
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    Text - Caesar really shouldn't have been surprised when Brutus stabbed him in the back, considering Brutus mother had been Caesars mistress for years.
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    Text - The call signs for Apollo 11 were changed from "Snowconerand Haystack" to "Columbias and Eagle." Which is a good-thing because, "The Haystack has landed" doesn't havel quite the same ring to it.
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    Text - The Constitutional Convention of 1787 was attended by four prisoners from a nearby jail They were tasked with carrying Benjamin Franklin who was suffering from.cout
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    Vehicle - The Apollo spacecraft had no toilets. Astronauts had to seal baggies to their bits and pieces, making the lack of gravity a messy issue RAN ROCKWEL tn aa APOLLO 15 COMM beWes2NDEAVOUR
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    Text - After he was crushed by a falling tea crate, John Crane's seemingly dead body was hidden under some wood Shavings ina local shop oy fellow Boston Tea Party protestors The man survived the incident and lived another 32 years
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    Text - At the 1415 Battle of Agincourt, English archers decimated French troops-all while most weren't wearing pants. This is because they were sick with dysentery and chose to just let it flow while fighting.
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    Soil - For many years after the Battle of Waterloo companies dug up the bones of fallen soldiers oround them up and sold them as fertilizer
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