Tag Archives: North Korea

April 7, 1954

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1954 President Eisenhower gave his “Domino Theory” speech. This was the theory that if one country fell to communism, the surrounding countries would follow suit like a line of dominoes and it was a … Continue reading

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August 23, 1953

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1953, aspiring graffiti artist Captain George C. Davison of Staten Island, New York was thrown into a North Korean prison for fifteen days for penciling in a moustache on a picture of Mao Tze … Continue reading

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August 31, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1998 a ballistic missile was fired over Japan by North Korea. The missile came apart while it was in flight and landed in stages in the waters around Japan. North Korea claimed there was … Continue reading

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August 23, 1990

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1990 East and West Germany announced their upcoming merger ceremony on October 3, 1990. When East Germany submitted its guest list, North Korea and The Soviet Union were noticeably absent. West Germany insisted that … Continue reading

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