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After the 1972 Olympics, the pictograms inspired sign makers outside the sports world, starting with the United States Department of Transportation, which developed its own system of symbols in 1974.
Located in the heart of Berlin, the new institution hopes to welcome as many as three million visitors each year.
The floods killed at least 165 people across western Germany and neighboring countries.
The third president evidently had a love of vanilla ice cream. #NationalVanillaIceCreamDay
‘Lennon Walls’ have spread throughout Hong Kong and the world as a form of public protest and free expression.
The poetry of Langston Hughes, born on this day in 1902, influenced King’s sermons on a fundamental level and helped give rise to the preacher's most lasting line.
Samuel Colt accepted an order for 1,000 revolvers from Captain Samuel Walker of the Texas Rangers on this day in 1847.