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- ... that wood type for printing (example pictured) was invented in China, first mass-produced in the United States, and later exported back to China for use by missionaries?
- ... that William Pinckney was only the second Black American to be awarded the Navy Cross, the highest decoration for valor in combat after the Medal of Honor?
- ... that the Franco-Greek defence agreement is the first intra-NATO defensive alliance?
- ... that Fateh Muhammad Panipati has been called the al-Jazari of contemporary times?
- ... that Harris Computer Systems specialized in making computers for real-time simulation?
- ... that LGBT rights activist Kit Malone helped create the first transgender organized marching group in the Indianapolis Pride Parade's history?
- ... that in a choral tour program titled Salmo!, Bach's 18th successor first conducted Salmo 150, an a cappella setting of Psalm 150 by the Brazilian composer Ernani Aguiar?
- ... that zoologist Herb Wong wrote the liner notes for more than 600 jazz albums, by his own count?