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March 13

What happened on March 13? Three days ago we partied hard because of the rings of Uranus. Remember?That was in 1977. The planet itself was registered much earlier though. William Herschel had a good look at the sky in 1781 and ‘discovered’ the planet. American … Read more…March 13

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March 12

What happened on March 12? We remember some hectic events today, brace yourselves. Yesterday we had the ‘anniversary’ of the COVID outbreak from 2020. And on this day in 2003, the World Health Organization officially released a global warning of outbreaks of Severe acute respiratory … Read more…March 12

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March 11

What happened on March 11? The World Health Organization officially declared a pandemic due to the COVID-19 virus on this day in 2020. If anyone is able to survive any form of pandemic, it is actor Johnny Knoxville (*1971). The face behind the famous ‘Jackass’ … Read more…March 11

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March 10

What happened on March 10? Chuck Norris (*1940).That’s all for today. The others are too scared to join. … Oh wait, look at that. Chuck approves. All clear! … Uranus is hosting the party today. Its rings were discovered by human beings in 1977. Sharon … Read more…March 10

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March 9

What happened on March 9? Exploration comes in many forms.Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (*1934) could go on for hours about exploring space. Whereas Italian adventurer Amerigo Vespucci (*1454) preferred exploring the seas. One day, he drifted all the way to an unknown land to which … Read more…March 9

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February 29

What happened on February 29? Today we celebrate the birth of 3 great minds! Inventor Herman Hollerith (*1860) was the forefather of automation. His punched card tabulating machine made it possible to process data in batch. Fascinating. A man who lets you automate your thoughts … Read more…February 29

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