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June 6, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1933 in Camden, NJ the first drive-in movie theater opened. Nine months later the first drive-in babies were born. Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / BookmarksAskbackflipblinklistBlogBookmarkBloglinesBlogMarksBlogsvineBuddyMarksBUMPzee!CiteULikeConnoteadel.icio.usDiggdiigoDotNetKicksDropJackdzoneFacebookFarkFavesFriendsitefolkd.comFurlGoogleJamespotJeqqKaboodlekirtsylinkaGoGoLinkedInMa.gnoliaMister WongMixxMySpaceNetvouzNewsvineoneviewOnlyWirePlugIMPropellerRedditSegnaloShoutwireSimpySlashdotSurphaceSphinnSpurlSquidooStumbleUponTechnoratiThisNextTwitterWebrideWindows LiveYahoo!Email This to … Continue reading

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February 18, 1979

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1979 snow fell in the Sahara. The snowstorm took place in Southern Algeria and lasted for only 30 minutes. The was the first time in recorded history that snow had fallen in the Sahara. … Continue reading

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June 13, 1932

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1932, the first American nudist colony was founded in Baskin Ridge, NJ. Badminton, sunbathing, and no-hands donut carrying were encouraged.

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January 29, 1929

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1929 the Seeing Eye Dog Organization formed in Morristown, NJ with the sole purpose of helping blind and sight-impaired people to regain much of their independence with the help of trained dogs. Both dogs … Continue reading

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January 3, 1947

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1947, Al Herrin of Trento, NJ passed away at age 92. He claimed that he had not slept during his entire life. When he was asked about all those times he’d closed his eyes … Continue reading

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November 7, 1973

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1973, the state of New Jersey became the first in the United States to allow girls to play on Little League baseball teams. The Little League Associations of New York and Pennsylvania put out … Continue reading

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September 25, 1974

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1974 Scientists warn the general public for the first time about the dangers of aerosol spray to the ozone layer surrounding the earth. They stated that the continued use of aerosol sprays will cause … Continue reading

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June 22, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 the 75th National Marbles Tournament began in Wildwood, NJ. As per the Tournament Rules and Bylaws, anyone caught uttering the phrases “I’ve lost my marbles or He/She/They/It has lost his/her/their/its marbles would immediately … Continue reading

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