Photos: Ten weirdest events in Denver history on History.orb

As we all know, there are facts, and then there are Internet facts -- like a list of "Historical Events" that took place in Denver as assembled on History.orb. For the most part, the items, which appear to have been mined from various Wikipedia pages, aren't the kind of thing you're likely to have studied in school. But that's why they like them! After all, any opportunity to link the Mile High City to David Bowie, seen here, is fine by us -- especially if the connection is strange.

We've assembled and photo-illustrated our ten favorites. Count them down below.

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