Tag Archives: China

June 25, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 the Shenzhou 10 spacecraft returned to Earth after China’s crew completed its 15 day mission, which was the country’s fifth man spaceflight. China reported that once again, they were unable to located Wan … Continue reading

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April 7, 1954

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1954 President Eisenhower gave his “Domino Theory” speech. This was the theory that if one country fell to communism, the surrounding countries would follow suit like a line of dominoes and it was a … Continue reading

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February 20, 2008

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2008 Operation Burnt Frost was successfully completed as a Standard Missile-3 was launched from the deck of the USS Lake Erie and intercepted and destroyed an errant US Spy satellite. Russia and China were … Continue reading

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July 1, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1997 the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, finally found the receipt from when the British Crown originally purchased Hong Kong from China in 1841 and was able to return the island. China refused to … Continue reading

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August 23, 1990

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1990 East and West Germany announced their upcoming merger ceremony on October 3, 1990. When East Germany submitted its guest list, North Korea and The Soviet Union were noticeably absent. West Germany insisted that … Continue reading

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January 22, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2003, it was reported that scientists in China had found fossilized remains of a dinosaur with four feathered wings and a penis 61 cm long. When American scientists quickly did the math (of which … Continue reading

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