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April 25 in History

The worst natural disaster to strike Nepal since the 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake, the magnitude of 7.8Mw or 8.1Ms earthquake with a maximum Mercalli Intensity of VIII (Severe), occurred at 11:56 Nepal Standard Time on this day in 2015,…
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What does history smell like?

By Sophie Haigney Anxiety sweat. Horsehair. Wet grass and soil after a rain. Sulphuric compounds from gunpowder. Eau de cologne containing rosemary, bergamot and bitter orange. A touch of leather. This might have been what Napoleon’s…
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