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U.S. Declaration of Independence was sold

June 13 2009
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June 13, 1990 Guinness record was set by the highest number of regular flights for one day. British driver Michael Bartlett from Sandy, Bedfordshire, for 13 hours, 33 minutes carried out 42 regular passenger flights between Nice, Monaco and Cannes.

13 June 1971 came to light the largest number of children in one pregnancy. Geraldine Brodrick of Sydney, Australia, gave birth to nine children: five boys and four girls. The two boys were stillborn, and of the remaining children, unfortunately, none lived more than 6 days.

June 13, 1825 was invented safety pin. I made this New Yorker Walter Hunt, and willy-nilly. A man had to give back $ 15 and within three hours, he invented the safety pin, made it a thumbnail, and then sold the rights to his invention for $ 400.

13 June 1991 was sold to U.S. Declaration of Independence. A certain Donald Scheer of Atlanta, bought one of the 24 existing copies of the Declaration printed in 1776. They were paid the highest price in the world for ever sold sheet: 2.42 million dollars.

June 13, 1966 The Vatican canceled the famous "list of banned books, introduced back in 1557. This document, also known as" The index of forbidden books "is a list of publications, which were banned by the Roman Catholic Church - to guard the faith and morals of the people from attacks on heresy and theological errors.

This list has been very effective: for many years, books that fall into this sheet, it was very difficult to find in Catholic countries, particularly outside major cities. List had the force of law until 1966, when it was abolished by the Second Vatican Council. However, it remains a moral obligation not to sell the Catholic and do not read books that might endanger faith and morals.

Before the abolition of the list is regularly updated. Recently, the 32-th edition of the list came out in 1948 - there were 4000 books, banned because of heresy, immorality, elements of pornography, political incorrectness, etc.


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