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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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March 28, 1865

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1865 outdoor advertising legislation was enacted in New York and banned “painting on stones, rocks and trees” as a means to tell others about your business or business opportunities. The writing on a bathroom … Continue reading

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December 3, 1931

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1931 Alka Seltzer was sold for the first time. It wouldn’t be until 1975 that the famous jingle and TV ad “plop plop fizz fizz, oh what a relief it is” would be heard … Continue reading

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