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June 9, 53 AD, June 9, 62 AD, June 9, 68 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! June 9 was a busy day for the Roman emperor Nero. In 53 AD he married his 14 year old stepsister and first cousin Claudia. Remember, anything they do in West Virginia and Arkansas, the … Continue reading

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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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April 10, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1938 New York made it mandatory to get tested for syphilis in order to get a marriage license. Many New York natives angrily confronted their congressmen and aldermen and demanded just how they were … Continue reading

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August 10, 2003

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 2003 Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko married Ekaterina Dmitrieva. Malenchenko was currently circling the earth on the International Space Station while his bride was at the NASA Houston Space Center in Houston, Texas. Malenchenko was … Continue reading

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April 18, 1994

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1994 Roseanne Barr Arnold filed for divorce from Tom Arnold after four years of marriage. Tom Arnold stated that after taking one for the team for four years, he was relieved that Roseanne finally … Continue reading

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April 10th, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1938, New York enacted legislation that required couples to be tested for syphilis in order to get a marriage license. Two years later West Virginia followed suit and offered a free weekend visit to … Continue reading

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March 14, 1979

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1979 the Census Bureau reported that 95% of all Americans were married or would get married. The other 5% were smart enough to learn from their friends’ choices.

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November 24, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1995 Ireland voted to end the 70 year old ban on divorces (50.28% to 49.72%). 71% of the men who voted to keep the ban said that if they were allowed to divorce and … Continue reading

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April 30, 1945

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1945 newlyweds Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide. They had been married for just one day. In their personal diaries on April 30th, Adolf wrote “I can’t believe how much she changed in … Continue reading

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December 20, 1820

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1820, the state of Missouri enacted legislation to tax all bachelors between the ages of 21 to 50 for being unmarried. The tax was $1 a year. Men were reminded that they could not … Continue reading

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