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South America

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Beagle at Cape Horn

Beagle at Cape Horn

Prior to the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914, ships had to navigate around Cape Horn, a perilous region ...

Simon Bolivar Day

Simon Bolivar Day

On July 24, 1783, Simon Bolivar was born in Caracas, Venezuela. Today, the day is celebrated as Simon Bolivar Day ...

Treaty of Tordesillas

Treaty of Tordesillas

On June 7, 1494, the governments of Spain and Portugal agreed to the Treaty of Tordesillas, which divided their spheres ...

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