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January 22, 1874

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1874 a patent was issued to Samuel W. Francis for the spork. On this day in 2023, Chim-Chim the Smoking Chimpanzee and his fellow Sporkist, Joel Byers, petitioned Congress to name January 22 as … Continue reading

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February 9, 1895

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1895, Volley Ball was invented by W.G. Morgan. It wasn’t until 1959 with the invention of Spandex by Joseph C. Shivers of DuPont and the development of volleyball shorts that the athletic world of … Continue reading

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