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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 10, 1567

On February 10, 1567, Lord Darnley, the second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, was found dead, following an explosion at the Kirk o’Field house in Edinburgh, Scotland. Surprisingly, he didn’t die from the explosion, but instead was found to … Continue reading

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January 18, 1644

On January 18, 1644, the first documented case of a USO/UFO (Unidentified Submerged Object/Unindentified Flying Object) was made. John Winthrop’s, the Governor of Massachusetts, diary had an entry detailing the event. In it, he stated that three men in a … Continue reading

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January 9, 1793

On January 9, 1793, Frenchman, Jean Pierre Blanchard made the first balloon flight in North America. Aeronaut Blanchard lifted off from the Walnut Street Prison in Philadephia, setting the stage for future prison breaks in books and movies, and floated … Continue reading

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March 18, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1995, Michael Jordan announced he was ending his 17 month NBA retirement. There were rumors that Jordan had ‘retired’ rather than being suspended due to his suspected gambling. But in 1996, the documentary ‘Space … Continue reading

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June 24, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997, the US Air Force released a report titled “The Roswell Report, Case Closed” that dismissed the claims that an alien spacecraft had crashed in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. Lt. Colonel Scott Hayden, … Continue reading

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October 30, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1938 – Orson Welles’ “The War of the Worlds” aired on CBS radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event about a Martian invasion caused panic among many of … Continue reading

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September 29, 1963

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1963 “My Favorite Martian” premiered on CBS-TV. It starred Ray Walston as the Martian and Bill Bixby as his hapless human caretaker. It ran from 1963 until 1966, which were also the years when … Continue reading

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September 8, 1966

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1966, Star Trek premiered on TV, and the term Trekkie was born. Finally, adolescent teenage boys could put their train sets away and watch space travel with scantily dressed women in mini-skirts and go-go … Continue reading

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July 8, 1947

On this date in 1947, Thor Heyerdahl, adventurer and captain of the balsa-wood raft the “Kon-Tiki” was floating on the Pacific ocean when news of a “space-ship crash” at Roswell, New Mexico was broadcasted. Unbeknownst to the rest of the … Continue reading

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