Nellie Bly Made It Around The World In 72 Days

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Today in 1890, Nellie Bly finished her trip around the world. She was trying to do what Jules Verne's character Phineas Fogg had done in 80 days, and she took just 72. Plus: today in 2021, a butcher in Scotland marked Burns Night in a stellar way.

Nellie Bly: Around the World (Heinz History Center)

Haggis launched to the edge of space in celebration of Burns Night (Sky News)

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