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July 4, 1884

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1884 bullfighting was introduced in the U.S. in Dodge City, Kansas. One year later, bullwrestling was introduced during a Carnie show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but interest quickly declined when doping and foreign bulls were … Continue reading

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May 11, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997 Garry Kasparov, world chess champion, lost his first ever multi-game match. He lost to IBM’s chess computer Deep Blue and it was the first time a computer had beaten a world-champion human player. … Continue reading

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December 27, 1871

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1871, the world’s first cat show was held in the Crystal Palace, London, England. Several events were planned, such as “Dress Puss’ems in his Sunday Best”, “The Cat Drag” (which is similar to the … Continue reading

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June 28, 1859

On June 28,1859 – The first conformation dog show was held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. Six years later the swimsuit competition section of the pageant was discontinued when the Welsh were caught trying to enter a shaved pig as an ‘Extemely … Continue reading

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