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May 15 | Facts

May 15 | Facts

1862 The U.S. Department of Agriculture was created by an act of Congress on this day. 1911 The Standard Oil Company, headed by John D. Rockefeller, was ordered dissolved by the Supreme Court, under the Sherman Antitrust Act. 1918 The first air mail route in the U.S. was established between New York and Washington, DC, with a stop at Philadelphia. 1930 On a Boeing Air […]

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I Become One With Animals By Replacing My Eye With Theirs

I Become One With Animals By Replacing My Eye With Theirs

The photoshoot was done in 1 hour, I just made pictures of myself with the matching hairstyle and makeup, and then matched with the photos of each animal. The manipulation took me up to 20 hours for each. “Animeyed” previously appeared on many social media platforms, but now it’s an extended version with additional images. I observed the angle, lighting, colour and texture. The most […]

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May 14 | Facts

May 14 | Facts

1796 Edward Jenner administered the first smallpox vaccine to 8-year-old James Phipps. 1804 The Lewis and Clark expedition set out from St. Louis. 1904 The Olympic Games were held in the United States for the first time, in St. Louis, Missouri. 1948 British rule in Palestine came to an end as The Jewish National Council proclaimed the State of Israel. Within hours, Israel was under […]

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May 13 | Facts

May 13 | Facts

1568 Mary Queen of Scots was defeated at the Battle of Langside and immediately fled to North England. 1846 The United States formally declared war on Mexico after several days of fighting. 1938 Louis Armstrong and his orchestra recorded the New Orleans’s jazz classic, When the Saints Go Marching In, on Decca Records. 1940 Winston Churchill gave his first speech as prime minister: “I have […]

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May 12 | Facts

May 12 | Facts

1870 Manitoba became a province of Canada. 1932 The body of Charles and Anne Lindbergh’s kidnapped baby was found. 1937 Britain’s King George VI was crowned at Westminster Abbey in London. 1943 Axis forces in North Africa surrendered. 1949 The Soviet blockade that prompted the Berlin airlift was ended. 1970 Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, swatted his 500th home run. 2002 Former president Jimmy Carter became […]

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May 11 | Facts

May 11 | Facts

1858 Minnesota became the 32nd state in the United States. 1894 The Pullman Strike began. 1949 Siam changed its name to Thailand. 1960 Israeli agents captured Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina. 1973 Charges against Daniel Ellsberg for his role in the Pentagon Papers case were dismissed. 1981 Reggae performer Bob Marley died of cancer in Miami at the age of 36. 1997 IBM’s supercomputer, Deep […]

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May 10 | Facts

May 10 | Facts

1775 Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British. 1863 Confederate General Stonewall Jackson died after being accidentally shot by his own troops. 1869 The United States’ first transcontinental railroad was completed with a ceremony in Promontory Summit, Utah. 1924 J. Edgar Hoover became director of the FBI. 1940 Winston Churchill succeeded Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister. 1994 Nelson […]

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May 9 | Facts

May 9 | Facts

1914 Mother’s Day became a public holiday. 1926 Explorers Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett flew over the North Pole. 1936 Fascist Italy annexed Ethiopia. 1962 The Beatles signed their first recording contract and hired George Martin to be their producer. 1978 The body of slain former Italian prime minister Aldo Moro was found in an automobile in Rome. 1984 It took the Chicago White […]

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May 8 | Facts

May 8 | Facts

1794 Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, was guillotined during the Reign of Terror. 1877 The first Westminister Dog Show was held. 1902 Mount Pelee on Martinique erupted, destroying the town of St. Pierre, and killing 40,000 people. 1945 V-E Day marks the European victory of the Allies in World War II. 1973 The 10-week Wounded Knee occupation ended when members of the […]

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May 7 | Facts

May 7 | Facts

1824 Beethoven’s 9th Symphony premiered in Vienna. 1847 The American Medical Association was organized in Philadelphia, Pa. 1915 The British ocean liner Lusitania was sunk by a German submarine in World War I off the coast of Ireland. 1945 Germany unconditionally surrendered to the allies in Rheims, France. 1954 The 56-day-long battle of Dienbienphu ended with Ho Chi Minh’s forces defeating the French, signaling the […]

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