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Coca cola drink with cocaine -1901
1800s

Cocaine-laced Coca-Cola introduced (1886)

Did Coca-Cola once have cocaine in it? Amazingly, yes. Originally marketed as a health drink when it debuted in the 1880s, Coca-Cola was said to cure everything from a migraine (aka “sick headache”) to physical exhaustion to depression.

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Are haunted houses real (1913)
1910s

Are haunted houses real? (1913)

There is hardly a village in any English-speaking country which does not have its haunted houses, of which strange sights, sounds and scenes are reported with rumors, and vague enlargements of rumors.

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1800s

No more rabies (1885)

No more hydrophobia! No more mad dogs! Dr Louis Pasteur’s experiments have resulted in a most brilliant success at perhaps the most important sitting held by the academy of sciences.

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