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April 3, 2015

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2015 France outlawed the hiring of models who do not meet the new Body Mass Index (BMI) minimums for a certain period before and during a modeling job. In others words, they have to … Continue reading

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July 7, 1928

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1928 sliced bread was invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder. Betty White is older than sliced bread, having been born in 1922.

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March 15, 2002

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2002 in the U.S., Burger King began selling a veggie burger. This event was billed as the first veggie burger to be sold nationally by a fast food chain. McDonald’s asked Burger King if … Continue reading

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December 26, 1973

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1973, the “Exorcist” starring Linda Blair premieres and is rated X for horror and language. Pea soup instantly becomes the most dislike food in America.

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July 30th, 2002

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2002 Lisa Leslie became the first woman to dunk a basketball in a professional basketball game. At that same time, Leonard Kotzik of Durant, Iowa, became the 3,239,354,989th person to dunk a donut into … Continue reading

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May 31, 1884

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1884, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patented “flaked cereal.” It was meant as a cure for onanism, but they found that if you added fruit, sugar, and milk, it became a delicious breakfast.

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September 18, 1838

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1838 the Anti-Corn Law League was formed by Richard Cobden and John Bright. Their slogan of “Cream Corn Is For Infants!” was adopted by 8 and 9 year olds worldwide. Soon afterwards, Leagues and … Continue reading

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September 7, 1630

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1630 The Massachussett’s town of Trimontaine was renamed Boston. The town’s pastry chefs and restaurant owners had a parade as they stormed the cobblestone streets in jubilant ecstasy. Several of the King’s soldiers were … Continue reading

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July 19, 64 CE

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY on July 19th, in 64 AD Rome burned. According to Pliny the Elder, the fire started in the livestock district in a barn owned by recent Gaelic immigrants Atrickpay and Atherinecay Olearyay. It was rumored … Continue reading

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