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January 3, 1496

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1496, it is believed that Leonardo da Vinci tested his flying machine from references written in his notebooks. The test didn’t succeed and he didn’t try again for several years. Also noted in other sources from 1496, Mr. da Vinci’s manservant, Marcos of Africa, died after being hit by … Continue reading

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