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1589: Beginning of Construction of Court Brewery  
This is unheard of irony. The theme tune for what is surely the most famous public house in Germany (perhaps in the world, but we don’t want to exaggerate) was written by a Prussian, Wiga Gabriel, in the year 1936. At that time, the “Wirtshaus am Platzl” (Pub on the Square) in Munich was already a renowned institution and nothing has changed since then.

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11.12.2023 Zelenskyy invited to White House amid aid freeze
The Ukrainian president is meeting US counterpart Biden on Tuesday, moving on from a visit to Argentina to attend Milei's inauguration. It comes as feuding US lawmakers continue to block further aid to Kyiv.
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When did Italian author Grazia Deledda win the Nobel Prize for Literature?