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TIL When Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide, he fed some cyanide to his dog to make sure it worked. His private nurse later said that the people in the bunker were more distraught by the death of his dog than that of his wife, Eva Braun.

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TIL When Adolf Hitler decided to commit suicide, he fed some cyanide to his dog to make sure it worked. His private nurse later said that the people in the bunker were more distraught by the death of his dog

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TIL that hours before his death Edgar Allen Poe was found on the streets of Baltimore. He was incoherent, wearing another man’s clothes, and unable to explain how he got there. The cause of his death is an unsolved mystery.

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TIL that hours before his death Edgar Allen Poe was found on the streets of Baltimore. He was incoherent, wearing another man’s clothes, and unable to explain how he got there. The cause of his death is an unsolved mystery.

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TIL Hiroshima is one of the only places outside of the United States to observe Martin Luther King Day because he wrote a letter to Japan weeks before his death, requesting to visit the county and spread his message of peace.

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TIL Hiroshima is one of the only places outside of the United States to observe Martin Luther King Day because he wrote a letter to Japan weeks before his death, requesting to visit the county and spread his message of

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TIL in 2004 a Texas man was put to death for killing his family in an arson attack. The jailhouse snitch admitted he lied, and top scientists/investigators have not been able to find any reason to think the house fire was anything other than a freak accident.

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TIL in 2004 a Texas man was put to death for killing his family in an arson attack. The jailhouse snitch admitted he lied, and top scientists/investigators have not been able to find any reason to think the house fire

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TIL that while filming Hans Gruber’s death scene in Die Hard, Alan Rickman was dropped a full second before he expected to fall, resulting in the look of shock present in the film.

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TIL that while filming Hans Gruber’s death scene in Die Hard, Alan Rickman was dropped a full second before he expected to fall, resulting in the look of shock present in the film. submitted by daniel_decrissio [link] [1025 comments] Source:

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TIL that Dave Grohl was so intimidated by Kurt Cobain that he hid a lot of the music he made while on tour with Nirvana. After Cobain’s death, the tucked away music would become Foo Fighters first album.

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TIL that Dave Grohl was so intimidated by Kurt Cobain that he hid a lot of the music he made while on tour with Nirvana. After Cobain’s death, the tucked away music would become Foo Fighters first album. submitted by

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TIL Henry Moseley, the scientist that pioneered the concept of the atomic number, volunteered for combat duty in World War I, and was killed by a Turkish sniper. As a result of his death, scientists were later prevented from enlisting in the military.

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TIL Henry Moseley, the scientist that pioneered the concept of the atomic number, volunteered for combat duty in World War I, and was killed by a Turkish sniper. As a result of his death, scientists were later prevented from enlisting

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TIL in 1904 A Swedish sailor shipwrecked on an island in Papua New Guinea inhabited by cannibalistic tribals. He was carried to their king, who’s daughter fell in love with him. He married the king’s daughter and after his death, became king of the Island.

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TIL in 1904 A Swedish sailor shipwrecked on an island in Papua New Guinea inhabited by cannibalistic tribals. He was carried to their king, who’s daughter fell in love with him. He married the king’s daughter and after his death,

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TIL of María Santos Gorrostieta Salazar, the mayor of Tiquicheo Mexico, survived three assassination attempts and despite her wounds refused to resign. In 2011 her term as mayor ended and her police protection was withdrawn. In November 2012 she was abducted, stabbed and brutally beaten to death.

TIL of María Santos Gorrostieta Salazar, the mayor of Tiquicheo Mexico, survived three assassination attempts and despite her wounds refused to resign. In 2011 her term as mayor ended and her police protection was withdrawn. In November 2012 she was

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TIL of María Santos Gorrostieta Salazar, the mayor of Tiquicheo Mexico, survived three assassination attempts and despite her wounds refused to resign. In 2011 her term as mayor ended and her police protection was withdrawn. In November 2012 she was abducted, stabbed and brutally beaten to death.

TIL of María Santos Gorrostieta Salazar, the mayor of Tiquicheo Mexico, survived three assassination attempts and despite her wounds refused to resign. In 2011 her term as mayor ended and her police protection was withdrawn. In November 2012 she was

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