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March 17, 1989

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1989 a series of solar flares caused a violent magnetic storm that shut down the power grid over large regions of Canada and caused widespread power outages that prevented literally thousands of Canadians from … Continue reading

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October 16, 1916

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1916, Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in New York City. Ms. Sanger, a birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse was subsequently arrested for providing birth control information to the women … Continue reading

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October 12, 1860

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1860, Inventor Elmer Sperry was born. He held patents on more than 400 inventions during his lifetime, with the most important being the Sperry Automatic Pilot. The least important was the Sperry X-Ray Goggles … Continue reading

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August 31, 2009

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 2009, Ireland reported that it had experienced the highest number of births for a year since 1896. It should also be noted that in 2007, Irish pubs adopted the American custom of “Ladies Nights” … Continue reading

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July 16, 1994

On July 16, 1994 Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collided with and impregnated the planet Jupiter just as Edgar Cayce, the dreaming seer, predicted back on March 23, 1937. Planetologists, Pardot Kynes and his son Liet, of the Corrino Corporation have expressed … Continue reading

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