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Fray Junípero Serra

Miquel Josep Serra I Ferrer (Catalan) which translates into Miguel José Serra Ferrer in Castilian, was born in Petra (a village on Mallorca Island) off the Mediterranean coast of Spain. He was born to […]

Independence was declared on the 4th of July with a toast of Madeira wine

What wine did they toast with on July 4th? On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress declared independence from Great Britain with a toast of Madeira wine. This particular brand of wine was selected […]


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