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October 9, 1855

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1855 Joshua C. Stoddard received a patent for his calliope. One of the fundamental features of all calliopes that were built using Mr. Stoddard’s patent was that all the manufactured horses and other animals … Continue reading

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August 25, 1835

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1835 the N.Y. Sun published the Moon Hoax story and attributed the discoveries of man-bats, buildings, roads, and canals on the Moon to real astronomer John Herschel. John Herschel was not amused, nor was … Continue reading

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April 20, 1841

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1841 in Philadelphia, PA, Edgar Allen Poe’s first detective story, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” was published in Graham’s Magazine. It is considered to the first detective story written and it influenced many … Continue reading

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October 3, 1849

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1849, American author Edgar Allan Poe was found delirious in a gutter in Baltimore, Maryland under very mysterious circumstances; it was the last time he was seen in public before his death. There was … Continue reading

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