Category Archives: 21st Century

Historical Facts from 2001 to 2100 CE

February 15, 2013

On February 15, 2013 a meteor exploded over Russia, bringing back memories of the Tunguska Event, when a meteor exploded over the Siberian Forest on June 30, 1908.  Although the Chelyabinsk falling space rock did not cause the super-enormous damage … Continue reading

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February 7, 2013

On February 7, 2013, the state of Mississippi finally, officially certified the Thirteenth Amendment, only a short 18 years after it had formally ratified it, and became the last state in the United States to do so. When the government … Continue reading

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February 3, 2008

On February 3, 2008, Grace Saenz-Lopez, the mayor of the Texas town of Alice, resigned after she was caught lying about her neighbor’s Shih Tzu. She had been asked to pet-sit the dog, Puddles, while they were on vacation. When … Continue reading

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January 8, 2002

On January 8, 2002, George W Bush signed into U.S. law the “No Child Left Behind Act. This law was intended to improve the United States’ educational system. US evangelicals mistakenly thought it was a reference to the ‘Rapture’ and … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 the Shenzhou 10 spacecraft returned to Earth after China’s crew completed its 15 day mission, which was the country’s fifth man spaceflight. China reported that once again, they were unable to located Wan … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 the US Supreme Court invalidated gene patents held by Myraid Genetics when it ruled that isolated human genes are not patentable. This did two things to protect the human race. First, it prevented … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 Brown University released a study that showed that breast milk boosted brain development by 30% compared to babies who were fed formula. The study also stated that if people waited until they were … Continue reading

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June 4, 2008

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2008, a Japanese space lab successfully attached to the International Space Station. The billion dollar laboratory was delivered by the shuttle Discovery. Once attached, the space lab could also transform the Space Station into … Continue reading

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May 28, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 West Virginia pastor Mark Wolford died from a snake he was handling in a church service, just like his father did years earlier. God spoke moments later and said, “Okay, you idiots. These … Continue reading

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May 12, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2012 a missing piece of the Mayan calendar was discovered, proving that the Mayans didn’t believe the world would end in 2012. The missing piece was believed to be an advertisement that said, “Send … Continue reading

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