Category Archives: 2001-2100 CE

Historical Facts from the 21st century.

April 16, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2011 Nigeria finally held a presidential election and Goodluck Jonathan was elected. Immediate and widespread violence was reported in the northern part of the country. Due to the unpopularity of Goodluck Jonathan, the administration … Continue reading

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April 4. 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2013 in Sri Lanka, a new species of tarantula was discovered that was just slightly smaller than a dinner plate and had a leg span of eight inches. This would be twelve inches in … Continue reading

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April 3, 2015

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2015 France outlawed the hiring of models who do not meet the new Body Mass Index (BMI) minimums for a certain period before and during a modeling job. In others words, they have to … Continue reading

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March 30, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2011 the Experian Credit Reporting Agency reported that the economic recovery for Wales was much slower than the rest of the UK, stating that Wales only had a 1.6% growth per year over the … Continue reading

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March 26, 2006

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2006 smoking was banned in bars and restaurants in Scotland. Drinking and cursing the government in the quaint and endearing Gaelic brogue is still allowed and encouraged.

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March 13, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 a Harvard Medical School study claimed that eating red meat increased the risk of death and has additional negative health implications. They also stated that it wasn’t healthy for people either, although beef … Continue reading

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March 4, 2008

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2008, Gary Gygax the creater of Dungeons and Dragons died at the age of 69. Contrary to conservative southern preachers, the devil did not show up in person to collect his soul. He sent … Continue reading

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March 2, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2011 researchers from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) declared that the Eastern Cougar was officially extinct as there were no breeding populations left in New Jersey or New York. The declaration … Continue reading

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March 1, 2007

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2007 the Swiss Army mistakenly invaded Liechtenstein. The Swiss President, Micheline Calmy-Rey, claimed that the 171 strong Swiss Army Company incorrectly read their map during a military exercise and travelled two kilometers into Liechtenstein … Continue reading

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February 29, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 Davy Jones of ‘The Monkees’ died from a heart attack at age 66. Mr. Jones was a former popular singer and TV star when he became a member of the Monkees in 1966 … Continue reading

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