The Cannonball Lodged in the Wall of the Hotel de Sens — StickyMangoRice

On the 28th of July, 1830, a cannon was aimed at the Hôtel de Sens in Paris. The powder exploded, and the projectile, a lump of iron weighing several kilograms, collided with the stone with a hefty thunk. Instead of breaking the stone or bouncing off harmlessly, it embedded into the side of the hotel, […]

The Cannonball Lodged in the Wall of the Hotel de Sens — StickyMangoRice

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