"Lasting only some 38 minutes, it was the shortest recorded war in history."
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The Anglo-Zanzibar War was a military conflict fought between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar Sultanate on 27 August 1896. The conflict lasted between 38 and 45 minutes, marking it as the shortest recorded war in history.
MOST FAMOUS LAST WORDS FROM THE SHORTEST RECORDED WAR IN HISTORY: “We have no intention of hauling down our flag and we do not believe you would open fire on us.”
The first mobile device to be called an “iPhone” was made by Cisco, not Apple. It allowed the user to use the voice functions of Skype without a computer. Apple announced its own product just 22 days later, and Cisco sued for trademark infringement. The lawsuit was ultimately settled out of court and both companies were allowed to keep using the name.