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Strawberry

Strawberries

  1. Strawberries wear their seeds on the outside.
  2. An average strawberry contains about 200 small seeds on its surface.
  3. Strawberries are not really fruit. They are members of the rose family.
  4. Strawberries can reduce heart attack risk.
  5. Strawberries contain high levels of nitrates.
  6. Strawberries are a very good source of vitamin C.
  7. Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in spring.
  8. Smaller strawberries tend to have more flavor than larger ones.
  9. Strawberries boost your short term memory.
  10. The United States is the world’s largest producer of strawberries.

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Today in history

September 25

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1897: The opening of the first British bus service.

1918: Brazil declared war on Austria.

1955: The establishment of The Royal Jordanian Air Force.

1956: The first transatlantic telephone cable system began operation.

1981: Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in as the first female justice on the U.

1982: Hyun Bin, a South Korean actor, was born.

1999: The death of Marion Zimmer Bradley, an American writer.

2012: China launched its first aircraft carrier into service.

 

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September 24

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1929: James Doolittle, an American aviation pioneer, became the first pilot to take off, fly and land an airplane using instruments alone.

1960: The launching of The Enterprise, the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier.

1970: The Soviet Luna 16 completed the first unmanned round trip to the moon.

1988: Karl Alzner, a Canadian professional ice hockey player, was born.

1991: The death of Dr. Seuss, an American writer.

1993: Sihanouk became the king of Cambodia for the second time.

1995: First celebration of National Heritage Day in South Africa.

1996: The United States and the world’s other major nuclear powers signed a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty to end all testing and development of nuclear weapons.

 

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Today in history

September 23

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1846: German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune.

1930: Flashbulbs were patented by Johannes Ostermeier.

1952: The first Pay Television sporting event took place.

1973: Former Argentine president Juan PerĂ³n returned to power.

1984: Nathan Jendrick, an American author and a model, was born.

1999: The death of Ivan Goff, an Australian screenwriter.

2002: The first public version of Mozilla Firefox browser was released.

2004: Hurricane Jeanne caused severe flooding in Haiti; over 1,000 were reported dead.

 

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Today in history

September 22

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1792: The French Republic was proclaimed.

1903: Italo Marchiony was granted a patent for the ice cream cone.

1929: Communist and Nazi factions clashed in Berlin.

1949: The Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb successfully.

1960: Mali gained independence from France.

1980: The beginning of the Iran-Iraq War.

1985: Faris Haroun, a Belgian football player, was born.

2004: The death of Ray Traylor, an American professional wrestler.

 

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Today in history

September 21

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1941: The German Army cut off the Crimean Peninsula from the rest of the Soviet Union.

1949: The People’s Republic of China was proclaimed.

1964: Malta gained its independence from Great Britain.

1978: Two Soviet cosmonauts set a space endurance record after 96 days in space.

1981: Belize granted full independence from the United Kingdom.

1990: Jordan Hasay, an American actress, was born.

1991: Armenia granted independence from USSR.

2002: The death of Robert L. Forward, an American physicist and science fiction writer.

 

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