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    Fast Facts: Mar. 7

    • The postage rate for a letter in 1693 was determined through how much light could pass through the letter. The postage rate would be more expensive if less light went through, and this process was called candling.
    • The Hundred Years War lasted for 116 years.
    • The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
    • When Saigon fell, the signal for all Americans to evacuate was Bing Crosby’s “”White Christmas”” being played on the radio.

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