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Interesting facts about the chess clock

Until the middle of the 19th century, the duration of a chess game was not limited. This caused a lot of inconvenience

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Who was executed in a sack with a snake, a monkey, a rooster and a dog

One of the most ancient public executions comprised sewing the executed in a leather sack together with a live snake, a monkey, a rooster and a dog and then drowning the sack in a reservoir

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8 interesting facts about billiards

Hardly anyone can say exactly when did this wonderful game originated.

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Interesting facts about Churchill

Winston Churchill, who was certainly an extraordinary and interesting personality, is often referred to as the greatest Briton in history

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Guillotine - instrument of execution proposed by a French doctor

The mechanism for execution “guillotine” got its name after the name of the French doctor Joseph Guillotin. At that, Guillotin himself invented nothing new

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Interesting facts about the demise of Pompeii

Pompeii is one of the oldest Roman cities. Archaeological research shows that the settlement was founded in the 7th century BC

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