Tag Archives: horses

February 29, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 Davy Jones of ‘The Monkees’ died from a heart attack at age 66. Mr. Jones was a former popular singer and TV star when he became a member of the Monkees in 1966 … Continue reading

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May 17, 1875

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1875 the first Kentucky Derby was run at Louisville, KY. Aristides was the winning horse and it was ridden by jockey Oliver Lewis. Of the 15 horses that were raced, fourteen were ridden by … Continue reading

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May 4, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2003 Idaho Gem was born. He was the first member of the horse family to be cloned. The Daughters of Dolly, a sheep religious cult protested this scientific breakthrough, but they were ignored as … Continue reading

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