Tag Archives: America

June 1, 1978

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1978 the U.S. reported the finding of wiretaps in the American embassy in Moscow. Premier Kosygin was very unapologetic as he was heard to say, “Wiretaps? Of course there are wiretaps on their phones. … Continue reading

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April 13, 1976

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1976 the US Federal Reserve re-introduced the $2 bill back into the American wild as part of the bicentennial celebration. The original $2 bill almost died out in 1966 when the monetary unit was … 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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July 4, 1884

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1884 bullfighting was introduced in the U.S. in Dodge City, Kansas. One year later, bullwrestling was introduced during a Carnie show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but interest quickly declined when doping and foreign bulls were … Continue reading

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June 28, 2007

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2007 the American bald eagle was removed from the endangered species list. The US Fish and Wildlife Services explained that after 40 years of helping remove pesticides that destroyed eggs, securing and protecting habitats … Continue reading

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February 19, 1986

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1986 the US Senate finally approved a treaty outlawing genocide. The treaty had been submitted 37 years earlier in 1949 for ratification, but it’s believed several of the Senators wanted to be sure that … Continue reading

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April 27, 1965

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1965 “Pampers” were patented by R.C. Duncan and within four years became the number one item being sent to America’s landfills.

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