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July 17, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 in an effort to curb obesity rates, the United Arab Emirates offered its citizens one gram of gold for every kilogram of weight they lost. 1 kilogram equals to about 2.2 pounds so … Continue reading

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April 8th, 1939

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1939, King Zog I of Albania fled the invading Italian Army and went into exile in England, taking with them large stores of gold. Zog and his family understood very well how gold could … Continue reading

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