Did you know
… that Garry Richardson interviewed Bill Clinton during a rain delay at the Wimbledon Championships?
… that, although it had been assigned to them in 1853, the Atikamekw First Nation did not settle on the Wemotaci Reserve (Quebec) until the beginning of the 20th century?
… that bus company London Country North East lost over £5 million in less than two years of existence before it was split up in 1989?
… that after Egypt was defeated by Israel during the Six-Day War the Egyptian government issued copies of the Hope paintings to its troops?
… that singers Anne Sofie von Otter and Christian Gerhaher recorded music written in the concentration camp of Terezín by artists such as Ilse Weber, Hans Krása, Pavel Haas and Viktor Ullmann?
… that one political faction in Isabelline Spain was known as the polacos because of its leader’s Polish ancestry?
… that the Birmingham Charity Cup, a Victorian football trophy, featured engravings of a football match and of “the poor and sick succoured by the heavenly spirit”?
… that the Convention 169 of the International Labour Organization in 1989 sought to end the assimilationist approach of the governments in dealing with indigenous peoples?
… that the Palestinian village of Balata was a Frankish settlement during the Crusades?
… that it has been suggested the extinct palm genus Palaeoraphe was restricted to the Greater Antilles?
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