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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.
USA. Everyone remembers that Orville and Wilbur Wright were the first men to fly in an aeroplane (23 June 1905). Most people forget Lieutenant Selfridge. On this day Orville takes Selfridge up for a spin to show his wonderful aeroplane to the US Army. A propeller cracks and they crash. Selfridge becomes the first person to die in an air crash. Orville survives but never flies again.