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March 29, 1929

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1929 the Oval Office had its first telephone installed. The White House, though, had telephones installed since 1878. On March 29, 1929, Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon received a call at his work … Continue reading

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March 27, 1829

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1829, President Andrew Jackson appointed John Eaton as his Secretary of War. This proved to be a huge mistake as the rumor mill maintained by the matrons of Washington went into overdrive. Eaton was … Continue reading

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June 7, 1982

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1982, President Reagan meets with Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth and the world’s worst joke is born. A Pope, a President and the Queen walk into a bar. You’d think at least … Continue reading

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June 5, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! 1933 – President Roosevelt signed the bill that took the U.S. off of the gold standard. Gerald Burton Winrod, the “Jayhawk Nazi” the publisher of the newspaper “The Defender” immediately claimed that Roosevelt was a … Continue reading

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April 3, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1933, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt informed newspaper reporters that 3.2 percent beer would be served at the White House following President Roosevelt’s signing into law the 3.2 beer law that repealed the Volsted Act. … Continue reading

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January 7, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998, former White House intern Monica Lewinsky signed an affidavit that stated she did not have an affair with US President Clinton. She said that an affair would involve at a minimum the occasional … Continue reading

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December 10, 1906

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1906, US President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for helping mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese War. The Japanese and Russian governments stated they didn’t have … Continue reading

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November 13, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998, Monica Lewinsky inked a deal with St. Martin’s Press for the North American rights to her story about her affair with President Bill Clinton. Her recommendations that the book include both ‘pop-ups’ and … Continue reading

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September 17, 1796

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1796, the first U.S. President George Washington’s Farewell Address was read before the U.S. Congress. Contrary to popular belief, the first rough draft did not include the phrase “and you won’t have old Georgie … Continue reading

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September 9, 1836

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1836 Abraham Lincoln received his license to practice law. Three hours later he killed his first zombie.

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