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This Day In Cat History: January 10

What Rod Stewart is famous for, why cats are known for sleeping, and the real reason why the first assembly of the United Nations was called.

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1810: This cat, Napoleon Bonaparte, divorces his first wife Joséphine (also a cat).

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He slept all day for years afterwards, a trait he passed on to his children and his children's children, until one day all cats were known for their excessive nap habits.

1863: The London Underground, the world's oldest underground transportation for cats, opens.

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Soon thereafter, the city's government realized that cats had no where to go that they couldn't dart to themselves, and allowed humans to use the Underground as well.