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November 10, 1801

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1801 Kentucky outlawed dueling. In 1802, the Kentucky legislature had to explain to its citizens that ‘dueling banjos’ wasn’t really dueling and it was still legal to play music. In 1803 the Kentucky legislature … Continue reading

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February 8, 1802

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1802, Simon Willard patented the banjo clock. Even his wife and children swore he was on drugs, and not the good kind.

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