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January 15, 1899

On January 15, 1899, Edwin Markham’s seminal poem. “The Man With a Hoe” was published for the first time in the San Francisco Examiner. The poem was inspired by Jean-Francois Millet’s painting “L’homme a la houe”, which depicted a weary, … Continue reading

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November 16, 1974

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1974 the first intentional interstellar radio message was sent by the Arecibo telescope towards M41, a cluster of stars some 25,000 light years away. Thirty years later in 2004 the text of the message … Continue reading

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