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last posted Dec. 17, 2014, 5:53 p.m.
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The West Africa country of Liberia was founded as a colony of America in 1822 by American Colonization Society.

It's capital, Monrovia, was named after the then US President, James Monroe.


Abraham Lincoln is in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame for a record of 299-1.

This shocked me as I have always thought of Abraham Lincoln as a feeble and sickly man, which was true of his later years as President and his paintings/photographs reveal a thin and weak man. I never considered how he would have been as a younger man.


One of the largest and wealthiest slave owners in Tennessee was Sherrod Bryant, an African-American.

repost from TIL by jtauber (originally from Computer Tips by LeafStorm)

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Yes, I'm slow to the party. It was just today that I learned that TIL means today, I learned