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November 4, 1879

November 4, 2014 On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1879, James Ritty patented the first cash register. He did so to combat the stealing his bartenders were doing in his Dayton, Ohio saloon. The bartenders quickly learned the trick of … Continue reading

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March 21, 1906

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1906 Ohio passed a law that prohibited hazing by fraternities after two fatalities. Editorials in newspapers at that time asked and demanded to know what the youth of the country‚Äôs elite were doing in … Continue reading

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