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April 9, 1626

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1626, Sir Francis Bacon died. He has been called the father of empiricism and his works established and popularized inductive methodologies for scientific inquiry and became known as the Baconian method or simply the … Continue reading

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November 3, 1957

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1957 the Soviet Union launched a dog into space on board Sputnik 2 and it became the first living animal to enter the Earth’s orbit. When the Russian Federal Space Agency was asked why … Continue reading

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November 19, 1620

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1620, the Pilgrims sighted Cape Cod and dropped to their knees in prayer and thanksgiving, as the voyage had been long and physically sickening, with much discomfort with sea sickness and the poor selection … Continue reading

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