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March 1, 2007

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2007 the Swiss Army mistakenly invaded Liechtenstein. The Swiss President, Micheline Calmy-Rey, claimed that the 171 strong Swiss Army Company incorrectly read their map during a military exercise and travelled two kilometers into Liechtenstein … Continue reading

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February 25, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 Pamela Lee had her husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges. When the police try to explain to her that she “did” marry a tripod, she shook her head and said, “No, no, … Continue reading

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August 27, 1998

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1998 “Titanic” became the first movie in North America to earn more than $600 million dollars. This huge sum of money was due to the massive number of women and girls between the ages … Continue reading

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August 26, 1920

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1920 the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect. The amendment prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex in the voting booth. The politicians of the era admitted that while the missionary … Continue reading

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July 16, 1439

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1439 the Parliament of King Henry VI banned kissing. The was in response to a particularly virulent infection that was being spread and after having determined that evil spirits, the evil eye, and smoke-free … Continue reading

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March 23, 1981

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1981 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a law making statutory rape a crime for men but not for women. As the all male court explained in their post decision brief, while a 25 to … Continue reading

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January 10, 1994

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! IN 1994, Lorena Bobbitt went on trial in Manassas, VA for the malicious wounding of her husband, John Bobbitt. What did she do? During an argument about his philandering ways, she took a butcher knife … Continue reading

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November 5th, 1999

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1999 professional basketball player Dennis Rodman and model Carmen Electra were both arrested and charged with battery and domestic violence at a hotel in Miami Beach, Florida that was caused by an argument that … Continue reading

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October 22, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1938 Chester Carlson was able to demonstrate and use successfully his dry copying paper method. Thus was the born the beginning of the Xerox copying machine. Alas, it would be twenty-four years before Enos … Continue reading

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September 23, 1846

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1846 astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune. When asked the press of the day asked him why he named it after the Roman god of the seas, Galle stated that his first … Continue reading

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