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April 23, 2009

On April 23, 2009 in Canada, the Apology Act passed. This law made it illegal to assume that a Canadian was at fault for just saying, “I’m sorry” or “Sorry aboot that”. In fact, the national greeting in Canada is two Canadians just apologizing to each other for about five minutes. Lawyers were taking advantage … Continue reading

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April 21, 1918

On April 21, 1918, during World War I, German pilot Baron Manfred von Richthofen, “the Red Baron”, was shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France. The Red Baron was considered the top ace of aerial combat during the first World War with a recorded 80 kills. A kill was any shooting down … Continue reading

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