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“The important thing to remember is not to forget” ― Benny Bellamacina

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“If your diet soda has zero calories, zero sugar and zero fat, what the hell are you drinking?” ― Regina Griffin

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“The literal meaning of life is whatever you’re doing that prevents you from killing yourself.” ― Albert Camus

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“I just looked at the calendar and realized – my days are numbered” ― Johnny Moscato

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“Chicken salad with egg in it is very interesting way to eat two generations.” ― Fuad Alakbarov

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“Do flat-earthers believe that other planets are also flat?” ― Oliver Markus Malloy

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First Underwater Atomic Explosion

July 25, 1946

The U.S. explodes a device near Bikini Island in the Pacific. The bomb was a Fat Man plutonium implosion-type nuclear weapon of the kind dropped on Nagasaki. It was detonated 90 feet (27 m) underwater, halfway to the bottom in water 180 feet (55 m) deep. It sank nine ships plus one that sank five months later because it was too radioactive to repair a leak caused by the blast.

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Erfurt Latrine Disaster

July 25, 1184

More than 60 nobles drown in a pool of liquid excrement. A group of nobles from across the Holy Roman Empire were meeting in a room at the Church of St. Peter, in Erfurt, Germany when their combined weight caused the wooden floor to collapse into the latrine beneath the cellar. King Heinrich VI, who had called the meeting, avoided falling into the latrine because he was sitting in an alcove that had a stone floor.

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Civil War

July 25, 1861

Congress passes a resolution that declares the Civil War is not being fought to end slavery, but to preserve the Union. It was an attempt to prevent the slave-holding border states from joining the Confederacy, in particular the slave states of Missouri, Kentucky, and Maryland. It was also intended to maintain the support of many Northerners who supported a war to keep the Union together, but did not support abolition. Preservation of the Union would remain the official aim of the Union until the passage the Emancipation Proclamation.

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