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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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January 6, 1952

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1952, Charles Schultz’s cartoon about a little boy and his Walter Mitty-ish dog debuted in Sunday papers across the United States. The Soviet Union immediately banned it and claimed that it was stolen from … Continue reading

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December 29, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998, Khmer Rouge leaders apologized for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed over 1 million lives. As the Khmer Rouge leaders tried to explain, they were only going to kill and torture around … Continue reading

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October 6, 1923

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! On this day in 1923, the USSR adopted an experimental calendar. They kept the same twelve months, January, February, March, April, May, June, Judo, July, August, September, October, November, and December, but went to a … Continue reading

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September 26, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2010 Georgia changed it second language to English with Merican officially recognized as its first. Many of the esteemed Georgian representatives and state senators were interviewed and asked why this had to been done … Continue reading

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July 23, 1992

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY! in 1992, Abkhazia declared independence from Georgia and became a disputed free state. On August 1, 1992, the mayors of Toccoa, Dublin, and Columbus, Georgia wrote a letter to inform the Georgian governor, Zell Miller, … Continue reading

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