Tag Archives: Maine

May 6, 2006

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2009, the state of Maine legalized gay marriage. Maine Governor John Baldacci signed the act and said, “What two people have to do to survive these brutal Maine Winter’s is really none of the … Continue reading

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June 2, 1851

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1851 – Maine became the first U.S. state to enact a law that prohibited alcohol. The state of New Hampshire and the country Canada quickly set up businesses and stores just across the state … Continue reading

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October 11, 1983

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1983 the last hand-cranked telephones in the U.S. went out of service. The 440 telephone customers of Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched to direct-dial service. At the same time, their request to have color … Continue reading

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