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    A Thousand and One Stories of Pericón de Cádiz by José Luis Ortiz Nuevo,

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Like her husband, Sofiya Tolstoy criticized the sexual double standard, but she was far more sympathetic to women.

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100-yr-old box of negatives found frozen in Antarctica's ice. Amazing. These guys were real adventurers.

Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas George Mountbatten, The Last Viceroy of India - The Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Uncle to Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Godfather to Prince Charles, whose own son carries the name Louis in his honor - William Philip Arthur Louis, The Prince William. Lord Mountbatten played important role during the last days of the British Raj. In old age Mountbatten was blown up on his yacht by the IRA.

January 22, 1801 Haitian liberator, Toussaint L'Ouverture, enters Santiago to battle the French, 1801 L’Ouverture was a free man at the age of 33. He worked for his former masters, earning a salary, and then owned his own coffee plantation with a few enslaved people working it. In 1792, he became a leader in an increasingly formal alliance between the Black rebellion and the Spanish.