Category Archives: 0001-0100 CE

Historical Facts from the 1st century.

June 9, 53 AD, June 9, 62 AD, June 9, 68 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! June 9 was a busy day for the Roman emperor Nero. In 53 AD he married his 14 year old stepsister and first cousin Claudia. Remember, anything they do in West Virginia and Arkansas, the … Continue reading

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August 11, 3114 BC

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 3114 BC the second Mayan Long Count Calendar started which would run to December 21, 2012, which was the date that many people predicted the world would end. Those same people did not take … Continue reading

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August 13, 3114 BC

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 3114 BC according to the Lounsbury correlation, the Mayan calendar started. This is in direct conflict with the work of Archbishop James Ussher, who claims the world was created on Sunday, October 23, 4004 … Continue reading

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May 26, 17 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 17 AD, in a bit of historical serendipity, Germanicus of Rome celebrated his victory over the Germans. You’d have thought those early Germans would have noticed his name and forseen the outcome and would … Continue reading

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September 13, 122 CE

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY!  in 122 AD, the Roman occupiers of England began building Hadrian’s Wall, a walled fortification that separated Southern England from the wild, crazed barbarians that lived in the north (i.e., the Scots). Unbeknownst to the … Continue reading

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August 26, 580 CE

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 580 AD, the Chinese invented toilet paper. Up until that time wet sponges (the Romans), the odd shaped leaf, re-washable cloths, and the occasional startled cat or wandering sheep was used. It is also … Continue reading

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August 22, 564 CE

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 564 AD, Saint Columba, an Irish Christian missionary, reported seeing and battling a ferocious water monster in the River Ness and banished it to the depths of the river. The next confirmed sighting of … Continue reading

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July 19, 64 CE

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY on July 19th, in 64 AD Rome burned. According to Pliny the Elder, the fire started in the livestock district in a barn owned by recent Gaelic immigrants Atrickpay and Atherinecay Olearyay. It was rumored … Continue reading

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