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April 16, 1986

On April 16, 1986, the world’s news organizations were actively questioning if Muammar Gaddafi, the leader of Libya, was dead. This rumor was affecting the running of his country. To dispel these rumors, Gaddafi appeared on TV and gave a … Continue reading

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October 30, 1961

On October 30, 1961, the Soviet Party Congress finally approved a resolution to remove Stalin’s body from Lenin’s tomb in the Red Square. It was all part of Russia’s de-Stalinization efforts to show its citizens and the world that Stalin … Continue reading

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July 7, 1456

On July 7, 1456, Joan of Arc’s heresy verdict was thrown out 25 years after her death. It turns out that just because she was a woman who was able to beat the English in military combat, it did not … Continue reading

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