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January 16, 1920

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1920 the 18th Amendment ‘Prohibition’ went into effect and the product, transportation, sale, and consumption of alcohol became illegal and instantly criminalized 40% of the American population and the effect of this ‘religious-based’ law … Continue reading

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May 22, 1761

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1761 in Philadelphia, the first life insurance policy was issued in the U.S. by the Presbyterian Ministers’ Fund. The second one was also issued that day insuring the life of Minister Isaac Trumbull. Three … Continue reading

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December 3, 1835

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1835 the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Rhode Island issued the first fire insurance policy to Antonio “Matches” Garducci XI. On December 7, 1835, Mr. Garducci’s warehouse full of fireworks, imported Chinese silk, … Continue reading

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