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June 27, 1964

On June 27, 1964 Ernest Borgnine and Ethel Merman were married. It only lasted 38 days. When Borgnine was asked why the marriage floundered so quickly, he said that he was fat and she was ugly, and when they sobered … Continue reading

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June 26, 2015

On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4, that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marriage under the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Supreme Court Justices said that gay men and women had the … Continue reading

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June 11, 1509

On June 11, 1509 King Henry VIII of England married the first of his six wives, Catherine of Aragon. The reader must understand, this was not a Mormon marriage, as Henry was a Catholic at the time. He was married … Continue reading

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March 14, 1979

On March 14, 1979, the United States Census Bureau reported that 95% of all Americans were married or would get married. They arrived at this conclusion by deducing that the natural condition of man was to go from happy and … Continue reading

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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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