Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 31, 1880

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1880, Sunabdha Kumariratana, the Royal Princess of Thailand was on her way to the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace being carried by the Royal Boat when it capsized and threw her and other members of … Continue reading

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May 30, 1959

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1959 the first full size hovercraft, the SR-N1, was launched and tested at Cowes on the Isle of Wight off the coast of England. According to Sir Christopher Cockerell, the designer, it remained eel … Continue reading

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May 29, 1660

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1660 Charles II was restored to the English Throne after the Puritan Commonwealth was overthrown by the people of England. Oliver Cromwell took over England in 1649 and instituted a very religious, dour government … 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 27, 1907

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1907 the Bubonic Plague broke out in San Francisco. Stray cats started accosting people in the street and telling them that cats were worshiped as gods in ancient Egypt and ancient Egypt never had … Continue reading

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May 26, 1930

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1930, the US Supreme Court ruled that buying liquor does not violate the Constitution.

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May 25, 1979

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1979, Raul Gonzales of Mexico completed a 50,000 meter walk in a record time of 3:41:38. 50,000 meters is 31 miles, which means he was ‘walking’ at a rate of better than 8 mph, … Continue reading

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May 24, 1863

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1863 bushwackers led by Captain William Marchbanks attacked a U.S. Federal militia party in Nevada, Missouri. Nothing twisted here, just wanted to make you say bushwackers and  giggle like an immature 13 year old … Continue reading

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May 23, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 a Hanson concert sold out in less than 20 minutes in the Detroit market for a June 29 show at the Pine Knob Amphitheatre. To this day, no one understands why.

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May 22, 1957

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1957 the South African government approved race separation in its universities. When it was mentioned to JG Strijdom that his stringent apartheid policies would also keep hot Asian chicks out of the classrooms with … Continue reading

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