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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.
Pacific Ocean. Worst ever disaster for a US ship when the cruiser Indianapolis is hit by a Japanese torpedo and sinks. 800 survive the explosion but only 300 will be rescued five days later. Hunger and thirst kill a lot . . . while the sharks make a picnic of the rest.