Tag Archives: Franklin Roosevelt

June 5, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! 1933 – President Roosevelt signed the bill that took the U.S. off of the gold standard. Gerald Burton Winrod, the “Jayhawk Nazi” the publisher of the newspaper “The Defender” immediately claimed that Roosevelt was a … Continue reading

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April 3, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1933, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt informed newspaper reporters that 3.2 percent beer would be served at the White House following President Roosevelt’s signing into law the 3.2 beer law that repealed the Volsted Act. … 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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March 4, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1933 – U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt gave his inauguration speech in which he said “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” His initial draft of this speech was a little different as it … Continue reading

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