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Today In History: Statuesque French women, an English pseudo-pirate, and a lyrical genius

We’re all still gagging over Laverne Cox’s photos for last week’s Entertainment Weekly, but did you know that early sketches of Lady Liberty were inspired by Egyptian (read: African) women? How about this–did you know that Taylor Swift was responsible for Kendrick Lamar’s first Billboard Top 100 #1 hit? Even weirder–did you know that the Spanish consider the man who claimed the U.S. for England to be a pirate.

What do all these things have in common? Check out Today In History to find out.

Today In History: Statuesque French women, an English pseudo-pirate, and a lyrical genius

We’re all still gagging over Laverne Cox’s photos for last week’s Entertainment Weekly, but did you know that early sketches of Lady Liberty were inspired by Egyptian (read: African) women? How about this–did you know that Taylor Swift was responsible for Kendrick Lamar’s first Billboard Top 100 #1 hit? Even weirder–did you know that the Spanish consider the man who claimed the U.S. for England to be a pirate.

What do all these things have in common? Check out Today In History to find out.

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