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  • 3810 Yang Kyoungjong-In 1938, 18-year-old Korean Yang Kyoungjong was conscripted by Japan to fight against the USSR. In 1939 he was captured by the Soviets and sent to fight against the Germans. He was then captured by the Nazis and sent to fight on D-Day only to be captured by the Americans.
    3810 Yang Kyoungjong-In 1938, 18-year-old Korean Yang Kyoungjong was conscripted by Japan to fight against the USSR. In 1939 he was captured by the Soviets and sent to fight against the Germans. He was then captured by the Nazis and sent to fight on D-Day only to be captured by the Americans.
  • 824Technocracy Movement
    824Technocracy Movement
  • 2848 Four Pests Campaign-During Mao’s China in 1958, thousands of sparrows were killed to try and alleviate a ‘pest’ problem they posed. In 1960 a huge amount of locusts appeared in China and ate all the crops due to the fact that their natural predator had been destroyed. 20 million Chinese died as a result.
    2848 Four Pests Campaign-During Mao’s China in 1958, thousands of sparrows were killed to try and alleviate a ‘pest’ problem they posed. In 1960 a huge amount of locusts appeared in China and ate all the crops due to the fact that their natural predator had been destroyed. 20 million Chinese died as a result.
  • 3821 Anne Hathaway-Before it was cancelled, Sam Riami cast John Malkovich to portray the Vulture and Anne Hathaway as Felicia Hadry in a fourth ‘Spider-Man’ film.
    3821 Anne Hathaway-Before it was cancelled, Sam Riami cast John Malkovich to portray the Vulture and Anne Hathaway as Felicia Hadry in a fourth ‘Spider-Man’ film.
  • 3586 KFC Receipe-KFC, in order to keep the Original Recipe a secret, has a company mix the first half of the 11 spices then ship it to McCormick, who adds the second half to the mix before sending it back to KFC.
    3586 KFC Receipe-KFC, in order to keep the Original Recipe a secret, has a company mix the first half of the 11 spices then ship it to McCormick, who adds the second half to the mix before sending it back to KFC.
  • At the Starbucks located inside of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, customer names cannot be called out or written on cups due to security concerns.
    At the Starbucks located inside of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, customer names cannot be called out or written on cups due to security concerns.
  • 3493 J.R.R. Tolkien-J.R.R. Tolkien taught himself Finnish at 18, just so he could read one book, the Kalevala, which he used as a basis for Middle Earth legendarium.
    3493 J.R.R. Tolkien-J.R.R. Tolkien taught himself Finnish at 18, just so he could read one book, the Kalevala, which he used as a basis for Middle Earth legendarium.
  • 681Taron Pygmy
    681Taron Pygmy
  • 3857 Viagra Side Effects-Viagra has an unintended side effect of helping the spleen filter out malaria.
    3857 Viagra Side Effects-Viagra has an unintended side effect of helping the spleen filter out malaria.
  • 1887 Gulf clean-up
    1887 Gulf clean-up