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June 17, 1991

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! In 1991 dead President Zachary Taylor’s body was exhumed to test how he died. He died quite suddenly from a stomach related illness on July 9, 1850. There were rumors that he was poisoned by … Continue reading

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July 29, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 Rapper Snoop Dogg was banned from Norway for two years. He had been caught in June for trying to bring a small amount of marijuana into the country. His lawyer stated that Mr. … Continue reading

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April 16, 1943

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1943 in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidently discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid. While handling the new substance, he inadvertently absorbed the drug through … Continue reading

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January 31, 1970

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1970, the members of the Grateful Dead rock band were busted on LSD charges in New Orleans after a show. No one was surprised and the judge who presided over the charges told the … Continue reading

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January 20, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998, American scientist announced that they had cloned two calves, named George and Charlie, under a new, more efficient technique that could allow for the possibility creating a cow that could produce different types … Continue reading

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October 29, 1982

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1982 independent car manufacturer John Delorean was indicted for drug trafficking. He was later acquitted when Judge Emmitt Brown found that the federal agents and their informant, Biff Tannen, entrapped DeLorean into the drug … Continue reading

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August 24, 1853

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1853 the first convention of the American Pharmaceutical Association was held. Drug companies sponsored several seminars on the use and therapeutic treatments afforded by the new drug morphine. It was stated that since morphine … Continue reading

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August 8, 1991

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1991 Carlos Santana pleaded no contest to a marijuana possession charge in Texas. He was at first adamant that he wanted to have a trial by his peers, but when he was informed by … Continue reading

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August 2, 1939

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1939 Albert Einstein signed a letter to President Roosevelt urging the U.S. to start an atomic weapons research program. He thought that science had progressed to the point where bombs could be built that … Continue reading

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September 6, 1951

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1951 on September 6, William Burroughs (1914-1997) American writer and drug addict was playing ‘William Tell” with his wife Joan Vollmer in Mexico City. They and their friends had been drinking heavily all day … Continue reading

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