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February 24, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1938 the DuPont company began the commercial manufacturing of nylon toothbrush bristles for the “Miracle Tuft Toothbrush”. Before 1938 the world relied upon the collected neck hairs from wild swine in Siberia, Poland, and … Continue reading

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August 22, 1990

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1990 angry smokers formed a mob and stood around and muttered angrily as they blocked a street in Moscow to protest the summer-long cigarette shortage. Other Moscowvites quickly formed a line behind them and … Continue reading

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October 22, 1844

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1844, the followers of Millerism experienced “The Great Disappointment”. William Miller was a rural New York Baptist preacher and student of the Bible who preached and believed that the end of the world was … Continue reading

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September 3, 1752

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1752. This day never happened nor did the next 10 as England adopted the Gregorian Calendar. People rioted because they believed the government stole 11 days of their lives. There is nothing I can … Continue reading

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