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Otto von Bismarck Proclaims the Second German Empire

Today on January 18, 1871, Chancellor Otto von Bismarck proclaims the start of the Second German Empire at the Palace of Versailles. The Second German...
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The Hindenburg Airship suddenly erupts into flames

Today on May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg Airship suddenly burst into flames, crashing only moments later over New Jersey. Luftschiff Zeppelin #129, better known as...

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