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Strange But True: March 14, 2019


March 14, 2019

* It was 20th-century American author and futurist Robert Anton Wilson who made the following sage observation: “Only the madman is absolutely sure.”

* Lightning isn’t solely a phenomenon of Earth: Astronomers have noted lightning bolts on Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

* Historians say that Russia’s Peter the Great was nearly 7 feet tall.

* Athletes playing baseball on steroids have been in the news in recent years, but drugs are nothing new in America’s national sport. During the late 1960s and ‘70s, Dock Ellis was a valued pitcher who played for several teams, includin...

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