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Aristotle
Over two millennia before the discovery of Antarctica, Aristotle hypothesized the existence of a major landmass at the far south end of the Earth.
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World War 2 Part 2
The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb called the Fat Man on 9 August 1945, devastating the city of Nagasaki in Japan.
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Chinese History
Gunpowder, which was first referenced in Chinese literature in the 9th century AD, was likely an accidental discovery by alchemists.

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