# ... that after the Third Anglo-Afghan War in 1919, Amir Amanullah announced Afghanistan's independence at the Id Gah Mosque (pictured) in Kabul?
# ... that the Murray State Racers men's basketball program had its last losing season in 1987–88?
# ... that even though Simeon I of Bulgaria burned the Church of St. Mary of the Spring near the Byzantine capital Constantinople, his son Peter married the daughter of Romanos I Lekapenos there three years later?
# ... that juvenile balloon sharks are preyed upon by the coelacanth?
# ... that soprano Janis Martin appeared at the Zurich Opera as Isolde in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde?
# ... that All-Star pitcher Oral Hildebrand led Butler University to the 1929 national championship in basketball?
# ... that voice artist P. C. Ramakrishna acted in the 1969 Madras Players theatre production The Crucible?
# ... that upon being elected Mayor of Regina, Saskatchewan, Douglas R. Archer moved to eliminate the city's business tax?
# ... that the collection of the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum includes a specimen of native copper that is 8 ft (2.4 m) long?
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