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Bonfire Night

Until 1859 it was compulsory to celebrate Bonfire Night on 5th November.
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Spiders

An average spider will spin more than four miles of silk in a lifetime.

QI Daily | 7 August 2018

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Lightning

A bolt of lightning struck a football pitch during a match and killed an entire team, leaving the other team completely unharmed.
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Poison

Convicted poisoners in England between 1531 and 1547 were boiled alive.

QI Daily | 6 August 2018

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Newfoundland

At the Great Exhibition of 1851, the Newfoundland stand was entirely devoted to cod liver oil.