FACT OF THE DAY
May 21 2021
The Olympics used to award medals for art.
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July 31 2023
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July 30 2023
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July 29 2023
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July 28 2023
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July 27 2023
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July 26 2023
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July 25 2023
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July 24 2023
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July 23 2023
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July 22 2023
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July 21 2023
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July 20 2023
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July 19 2023
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July 18 2023
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July 17 2023