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THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1940
Lascaux cave paintings discovered
Near Montignac, France, a collection of prehistoric cave paintings are discovered by four teenagers who stumbled upon the ancient artwork after following their dog down a narrow entrance into a cavern. The 15,000- to 17,000-year-old paintings, consisting mostly of animal representations, are among ... read more »
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Natural Disasters & Environment
1988
Hurricane Gilbert slams Jamaica »
World War II
1942
The Laconia is sunk »