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June 18, 1928

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1928 Amelia Earhart completed the flight from Newfoundland to Wales and became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean as a passenger. The pilots Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon didn’t ask her … Continue reading

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June 6, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1933 in Camden, NJ the first drive-in movie theater opened. Nine months later the first drive-in babies were born.

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April 29, 1852

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1852 the first edition, issue, volume, publication, version of Peter Roget’s Thesaurus was published, printed, aired, released, circulated.

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September 6, 1952

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1952, Canadia began broadcasting TV for the first time. The first Canadian TV broadcast was on CBC TV and it was the CBC TV show “Let’s See”. “Let’s See” was a puppet show which … Continue reading

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June 14, 1789

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1789, the Reverand Elijah Craig was recognized for distilling the first bourbon. It is believed that the reverend was the first person to distill whiskey from maize and the drink was called bourbon because … Continue reading

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March 1, 1784

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1784, E. Kidner opened the first cooking school in Great Britain. He didn’t try and teach how to make the traditional Steak and Kidney pie, the blood puddings, bangers and mash, bubble and squeak, … Continue reading

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December 15, 1654

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1654 a meteorological office established in Tuscany began recording daily temperature readings and used the first enclosed liquid-in-a-glass thermometer invented by Ferdinand II, the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Interestingly, a meteorological office in Moscow … Continue reading

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December 13, 1809

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1809, Ephraim McDowell performed the first abdominal surgery in Danville, KY on 46 year old Jane Todd Crawford. On December 13, 1809 Dr. McDowell was called to the home of Mrs. Crawford and he … Continue reading

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December 12, 1897

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1897, the comic strip, “The Katzenjammer Kids” debuted in the United States. “The Katzenjammer Kids” was the first comic strip to use bubbles over the characters’ heads to indicate which character was speaking.

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December 2, 1952

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1952 the first televised human birth was shown to the public on KOA-TV Denver, CO. Young boys in Denver watched and went EWWWWWWWW! while the girls immediately swore off sex for life.

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