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Bizarre Fact #21:
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French astronomer Adrien Auzout had once considered building a telescope that was 1,000 feet long in the 1600s. He thought the magnification would be so great, he would see animals on the moon.

Bizarre Fact #22:
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General William Booth is the founder of the Salvation Army.

Bizarre Fact #23:
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Hannibal, who was a soldier, had only one eye after getting a disease while attacking Rome.

Bizarre Fact #24:
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Houdini's real name was Ehrich Weiss.

Bizarre Fact #25:
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In 1876, Maria Spelterina was the first woman to ever cross Niagara Falls on a high wire.

Bizarre Fact #26:
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In October 1973, Swedish sweet maker Roland Ohisson of Falkenberg was buried in a coffin made of nothing but chocolate.

Bizarre Fact #27:
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Isaac Newton used to be a member of parliament.

Bizarre Fact #28:
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Italian philosopher and scientist Galileo Galilei's middle finger can be found on display at Italy's Museo di Storia del Scienza.

Bizarre Fact #29:
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James Buchanan was the only unmarried president of the United States.

Bizarre Fact #30:
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Julie Nixon, daughter of Richard Nixon married David Eisenhower, grandson of Dwight Eisenhower.


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