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Emperor Tizoc decided to terrify all the other tribes in Mexico with a huge massacre. He took every single man from three Mixtec tribes, 20,000 men, and sent them for sacrifice. It terrified the other tribes in Mexico all right but it also disgusted them. They learned to hate the Aztecs. They knew they would have to wait, but one day their chance would come to overthrow the vicious heart-ripping people. And it did.
Paris, France. Andre-Jacques Garnerin jumps out of a hot-air balloon to test his new invention – the parachute. He doesn’t know that it should have a hole in the top to let the air flow smoothly through. As a result he has a bumpy ride. He lands safely, but his breakfast lands first – on watchers below.