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August 6, 1935

On this day in Twisted-History.com in 1935 in Hollywood, CA, Dr. Ralph Willard proved cryogenics possible after he successfully froze and resuscitated a monkey named Jekal and brought him back to life. He had previously frozen and thawed several guinea … Continue reading

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November 6, 1975

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1975, the Sex Pistols played their first live show at St. Martin’s College of Art in London, England. All of the 100 people who attended (which later grew to 14,500 in the telling) left … Continue reading

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October 25, 1920

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1920, King Alexander I of Greece died of blood poisoning after being bitten by his pet monkey, Zeus. Zeus was put on trial and found “not guilty” based on the fact that he was … Continue reading

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October 21, 2007

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2007 Surinder Singh Bajwa, the Deputy Mayor of Delhi, died from the injuries he’d received the day before when he fell from the first floor balcony of his office as he fought off a … Continue reading

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June 8, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 the National Rifle Association elected Charlton Heston to be its president. Their reasoning was that if God loved him enough to have him play Moses and then forgive him for kissing a black … Continue reading

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