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May 11, 330 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 330 AD, Constantinople, previously the town of Byzantium, was founded. Constantinople was Byzantium Now it’s Constantinople, not Byzantium Been a long time gone, Byzantium Now it’s a Roman delight on a moonlit night Every … Continue reading

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March 28, 1930

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1930, Constantinople changed its name to Istanbul, and that’s nobody’s business but the Turks.

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