Interesting Question of the Day – 4 February 2015

What did the Mongols load into their catapults to break the Siege of Caffa in the 14th Century?

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  1. admin says:

    Their army was suffering from bubonic plague, and they loaded up dead bodies and tossed them over the city walls in one of the first instances of biological warfare.

    Some believe this was the event that introduced black death to Europe, where it killed an estimated 30-60% of the continent’s population.