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July 10, 1869

On July 10, 1869, the city of Gavle, Sweden was largely destroyed in a fire. Around 8,000 of it’s 10,000 inhabitants were left homeless. In a bit of karmic poetry, the city of Gavle, in 1966, decided to erect a giant traditional… Continue reading

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July 21, 356 BCE

On July 21, 356 BCE, a sad, pathetic man by the name of Herostratus set fire to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus and burnt it to the ground. This temple was one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the … Continue reading

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February 27, 1939

On February 27, 1939, in Essex, England, the Borley Rectory, the infamously most haunted house in England, burnt to the ground. The Borley Rectory was a Victorian house that gained its notoriety after being described as such by the psychic … Continue reading

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