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  • ... that Maria Bashir (pictured), Chief Prosecutor General of Herat Province, Afghanistan, is the first ever woman Chief Prosecutor in Afghan history?
  • ... that the 1952 NATO exercise Operation Longstep featured a large-scale amphibious assault along the western coast of Turkey?
  • ... that in 1952 the communist candidate Baddam Yella Reddy defeated P. V. Narasimha Rao (later the Prime Minister of India) in a parliamentary election?
  • ... that Jeune Fille Endormie by the iconic 20th-century painter Picasso recently sold for nearly £13.5 million, and had only been on public display once?
  • ... that Norwegian poet Nils Collett Vogt wrote newspaper articles at the age of 17?
  • ... that an unsuccessful month-long siege in Yemen during the expedition of Surad ibn Abdullah was broken when Abdullah trapped the enemy by pretending to withdraw from the area into the hills?
  • ... that the current CEO of the South African National Blood Service was once rejected as a blood donor because she is black?


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27 June 2011Edit

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  • ... that 4,476 tickets were auctioned for the first concert by the "Swedish Nightingale", soprano Jenny Lind (pictured) in her 1850–52 tour of the United States?
  • ... that mathematician Kosmas Balanos claimed in his work Antipelargisis that he had solved the problem of doubling the cube?
  • ... that despite conceding four goals in the second leg, English club Ipswich Town beat Dutch club AZ Alkmaar 5–4 on aggregate to win the 1981 UEFA Cup Final?
  • ... that Christina Grimmie's song "Liar Liar" from her first album Find Me shot to Number 63 on the US iTunes Singles Charts in less than 72 hours from its release?
  • ... that the International Labour Organization adopted a convention giving workers' rights to domestic workers at its 100th session this month?
  • ... that in the quartier of Mjikura in Mtsamboro on the north coast of Mayotte, there are the ruins of a royal palace and tombs from the time when it was an important town of the Sultans of Mayotte?
  • ... that Royal Navy surgeon Belgrave Ninnis attempted to revive a drowned sailor by, among other things, injecting brandy into his rectum?


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