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In the year 965, the Danish King Harald Bluetooth converted to christianity. One story on this states that a Priest named Poppa, when asked for proof of God, held a lump of Hot Iron without burning.

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In Sweden, around 1pm emergency service calls drop by about 40% because everyone is watching the Disney Christmas show

In 2017 Germany has the most powerful passport at the 1 ranking.

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In 2012, the world generated 2.6 trillion pounds of garbage.

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in world war 2, nazi germany threatened to bomb amsterdam, the netherlands in turn surrendered before any battle happened, sadly the bombers were already on their way and could no longer be stopped.

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At 388mg/day, Sweden consumes the most Caffeine on Earth.

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On this day (12th January) in 1911, The University of the Philippines College of Law was founded; many leading Filipino political figures have since graduated from it.

Romanians are one of the most triggered peoples on the world.

During the Second World War, the Japanese military regularly used suicide bombers and human shields and even executed prisoners with ceremonial swords. The same is true of modern Muslim terrorists.

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During the Second World War, the Japanese military made regular use of suicide bombers and human shields as well

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Icelandic has the same word for "to understand" and "to divorce". It is "að skilja"

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In 1904, it was discovered that the French Prime Minister Louis Andre was attempting to "republicanize" the military by preventing Catholics from being promoted.

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In WWI, during the Battle of Gallipoli, there were 28150 Australian Casualties. 19441 were wounded, and 8709 were killed.

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