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April 9, 1945

On April 9, 1945, National Football League Commissioner Elmer Layden decided that the football paying public no longer wanted to see a professional football player’s hairy, scarred legs. He decreed that all NFL players must wear long stockings that reach … Continue reading

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January 27, 1785

On January 27, 1785, the first American state university was chartered in Athens, Georgia. However, it wasn’t until January 30, 1892 that the school became a real and recognized center of learning. UGA did have many distinguished alumni in the … Continue reading

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July 13, 1972

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1972, Carroll Rosenbloom and Robert Irsay traded their favorite toys with each other. They were not 12 year old boys swapping comic books or baseball cards. They were the owners of the Baltimore Colts … Continue reading

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November 29, 1987

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1987 Joe Montana, the All-Star Quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, completed an NFL record of 22 consecutive passes and earlier in the day he did the same thing during the game against the … Continue reading

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September 3, 1895

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1895 the first professional football game was played in Latrobe, PA. The Latrobe YMCA defeated the Jeannette Athletic Club 12-0. Several of the attendees mentioned that if someone was to sell beer and bratwursts … Continue reading

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