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On March 20, 1345, according to scholars at the University of Paris, the Black Death plague is created from what they call "a triple conjunction of Saturn, Jupiter and Mars in the 40th degree of Aquarius." The Black Death left an estimated 25 million dead. It's now known that bubonic plague is carried by fleas. On March 19, 1842, French writer Honore de Balzac's play "Les Ressources de Quinola" opens to an empty house. Hoping to create a buzz for the play, Balzac had circulated a rumor that tickets were sold out. Unfortunately, most of his fans stayed home. On March 18,

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