The Battle of the Eclipse, the last battle in a six-year war…

The Battle of the Eclipse, the last battle in a six-year war between the Medes and the Lydians in the 6th century BCE, came to a sudden halt when a solar eclipse turned day into night. Both armies halted fighting and reached a peace agreement.

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unbelievable-facts:Eminem’s song “Lose Yourself” was the first…

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Eminem’s song “Lose Yourself” was the first rap song to win an Oscar for Best Original Song, but Eminem did not even watch the awards because he did not think he stood a chance at winning. Instead, he fell asleep watching cartoons with his daughter.

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After a stable boy misspelled the name of the thoroughbred…

After a stable boy misspelled the name of the thoroughbred “Potatoes,” the horse’s name was named “Potoooooooo,” (“Pot” followed by eight “o”s), and also spelled “Pot-8-Os,” “Pot8Os,” “Pot8O’s,” or “Pot 8 Os” in various sources. In 27 years “Potoooooooo” won 30 races and sired five winners.

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