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May 19, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997 NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) recorded a sound in the Pacific Ocean about 1500 miles of the coast of Chile that has been named “The Bloop”. This sound was so loud that … Continue reading

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July 12, 1954

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1954, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed a highway modernization program that would be funded through both the Federal government and the states through which the new, modern “Interstate Highways” would run. Eisenhower and … Continue reading

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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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March 20, 1982

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1982, US scientists returned from Antarctica with the fossils of the first land mammals discovered there. Dr. William Dyer III explained that while the fossils found were considered a huge success, he thought there … Continue reading

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October 3, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2010, a possible 2,000 year old hidden city was unearthed by archeologists at a site on the Egypt-Gaza border. Dr. Randolph Carter, of Miskatonic University-Cambridge stated that the city was believed to be the … Continue reading

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August 19, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2011 the Chinese Academy of Sciences reported that Dr. Lin Shubaio, 29, a young scientist conducting research on the Tibetan Plateau went missing from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region’s Muztagh Ata glacier on July 28th. … Continue reading

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July 28th, 1941

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1941 plans for the Pentagon were approved by the U.S. House of Representatives after consulting with the Arkham architectural firm of Derleth and Smith. When asked by the military and the House why build … Continue reading

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April 23, 1985

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1985 the Coca-Cola Company announced that it was changing its 99-year-old secret formula. New Coke was not only unsuccessful, it was despised and hated, which resulted in the resumption of selling the original version. … Continue reading

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April 20, 1841

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1841 in Philadelphia, PA, Edgar Allen Poe’s first detective story, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” was published in Graham’s Magazine. It is considered to the first detective story written and it influenced many … Continue reading

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March 14, 1932

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1932 George Eastman, the founder of the Kodak company, committed suicide. This was several days after visiting and photographing the abandoned home of Charles Dexter Ward located at 100 Prospect Street in Providence Rhode … Continue reading

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