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  • [Places fact 1] The Sopranos was denied a permit to film in a New Jersey state park by a county commissioner who called the show a "disgrace to Italians". The commissioner was later removed under corruption charges.


  • [Places fact 2] Firms illegally dumped nuclear waste off Somalia coast, brought to the coast by a Tsunami, causing radiation sickness to the local villagers in 2005


  • [Places fact 3] Hells Angels attempted to Kill Mick Jagger in 1975. They tried to drive a boat up to the Long Island Mansion where he was staying at, however, the boat sank and the Hells Angels members on the boat had to swim for their lives.


  • [Places fact 4] In 1856, the U.S. passed the Guano Islands Act, which allowed its citizens to temporarily possess any unclaimed islands to mine their guano deposits.


  • [Places fact 5] The Amber Room in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg is a complete chamber decoration of amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors. Created in the 18th century, it disappeared during World War II and was recreated in 2003. Before it was lost, the Amber Room was sometimes dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World" due to its singular beauty. It covered more than 55 square meters and contained over six tons of amber. The Amber Room was looted during World War II by Nazi Germany and knowledge of its whereabouts was lost in the chaos at the end of the war.


  • [Places fact 6] There was an explosion in 1626 in China which killed 20,000 people. The cause of the explosion has not been conclusively determined.


  • [Places fact 7] Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as well as the second most populous in Africa.


  • [Places fact 8] Dropping straight down into the Mediterranean Sea these insanely high outcroppings are perfect for cliff diving, or maybe just watching the sunset if you want to play it safe.


  • [Places fact 9] Ethiopia is likely to be the birthplace of modern Homo sapiens based on radioactive dating.


  • [Places fact 10] The opening ceremony of the Sydney Harbour Bridge was interrupted by a man on horseback (Francis de Groot), who slashed the ribbon with his sword, declaring that he was opening the bridge in the name of the people of New South Wales.


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This places facts generator can generate some interesting places facts for free. These places facts can help you learn some new knowledge and know more about places.

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