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Kőbánya cellar system
- ... that the
cellar system (pictured) under the
Kőbánya district of
Budapest, Hungary, has served as a limestone quarry, a beer cellar, an aircraft engine factory, and a bicycle race venue?
- ... that schoolmaster
Elijah Corlet helped
Cotton Mather correct his stammer?
- ... that the season two premiere of the Canadian television series
19-2 featured an uninterrupted, 13-minute single-camera sequence of a school shooting, based on the
2006 Dawson College shooting in Montreal?
- ... that last month,
Kirti Kumari, a sitting member of the
Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, died of an
- ... that some of the mounds of the
Martian formation of
Abalos Colles are similar to volcanoes in
- ... that in
Telemaco, one of
Alessandro Scarlatti's last operas,
Minerva enters in a chariot which holds a
string orchestra with trumpets?
- ... that German Jewish architect
Ludwig Levy designed many
synagogues across Germany in the late 19th century?
- ... that
USS Omaha (CL-4) was the last
United States Navy ship to be awarded
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