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4 Horrible Days In History That You've Probably Never Heard Of

In case you thought 2022 was off to a crappy start…

The Hindenburg on fire, 1937 | Public Domain

2022 has already woken my sleeping Sicilian. Between the surging Covid cases, canceled flights, and New Years' celebrations that were not very celebratory, 2022 can suck it. Oh, and Betty White died, leaving us to deal with this mess without her droll humor. Come on, 2022…

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History is Nasty, Brutish, Short, and Grim. Let these stories cheer you up.

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Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com

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