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March 19, 1915

On March 19, 1915, cheeky Pluto photobombed Lowell Observatory when they were actively searching for the mysterious ninth planet theorized by American astronomers Percival Lowell and William Pickering. Unfortunately for Lowell and his assistants, they didn’t realize how shy and … Continue reading

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February 17, 1795

On February 17, 1795, amateur gardener and marrier of ugly women, Thomas Seddal harvested an 18 lb 5 oz potato from his garden in Chester, England. When people would come and look at it, they’d almost always claim that it … Continue reading

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January 27, 1888

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1888, the National Geographic Society was founded in Washington, DC to further the discovery of new plants, animals, and cultures of the world. It was NOT founded to allow photographers to talk pictures of … Continue reading

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March 14, 1932

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1932 George Eastman, the founder of the Kodak company, committed suicide. This was several days after visiting and photographing the abandoned home of Charles Dexter Ward located at 100 Prospect Street in Providence Rhode … Continue reading

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February 23, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997, Scottish scientists announced the successful cloning of Dolly, a sheep. The Welsh magazine “Natural Husbandry” asked for and received permission to film Dolly and interview the scientist involved in this wonderful breakthrough. On … Continue reading

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January 10, 1911

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1911, Major Jimmie Erickson took the first photographs from an airplane while flying over San Diego, CA. The first photograph was of the city itself, but he convinced his pilot to fly lower and … Continue reading

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