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In honor of Columbus day, here’s a list of the top 10 accidental discoveries and the story of that time Columbus tricked Jamaicans using knowledge of upcoming lunar eclipse. Related; Columbus has been cleared of importing syphilis from the Americas to Europe. The history of Oktoberfest is much bigger than beer. October 10th, 732 – the clash of civilizations at the Battle of Tours (and how it shaped history).
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