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- ... that Ziyad ibn Abi Sufyan (dirhams pictured), the first governor of a unified Iraqi province, restarted the Muslim conquests in Khurasan?
- ... that Yella Beezy's father was murdered when the rapper was 12 years old?
- ... that a dark form of the Angolan slender mongoose is found to the south of the Cunene River and a pale form to the north?
- ... that Thuy Trang became so ill on her voyage out of Saigon to seek political asylum in the US that other passengers wanted to throw her overboard, thinking she was dead?
- ... that the Bronx–Whitestone Bridge's stiffening trusses accounted for a quarter of the weight held up by its suspension cables, contributing to the bridge's deterioration and necessitating their removal?
- ... that after studying excavated legal documents from the ancient Qin dynasty, Gao Heng concluded that Qin's sentence of penal servitude was a lifelong punishment?
- ... that Ariana Grande's song "In My Head" includes a voicemail recorded by her best friend, Doug Middlebrook, because it suited the lyrics?
- ... that in 1862, the pilot of the steamboat Spread Eagle rammed into the Emilie in a desperate attempt to reach Fort Benton first?