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February 21, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1988 Televangelist Jimmy Swaggert confesses that he has sinned to his congregation and that he must step down as their preacher. His crying causes his mascara to run. He was using Covergirl Full Lash … Continue reading

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August 31, 2011

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 2011 the German city of Bonn installed a meter to tax prostitutes. The prostitutes would have to pay six euros per night and it was installed near an industrial area frequented by prostitutes and … Continue reading

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September 29, 1994

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1994 the U.S. House voted to end the practice of lobbyist buying meals and entertainment for members of Congress. Hookers, blow, and campaign contributions were exempted.

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August 2, 1939

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1939 Albert Einstein signed a letter to President Roosevelt urging the U.S. to start an atomic weapons research program. He thought that science had progressed to the point where bombs could be built that … Continue reading

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February 21, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! 1988 in Baton Rouge, LA, TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart confessed to his congregation that he was guilty of an unspecified sin. While he wouldn’t come out name it, he did say it rhymed with “tucking … Continue reading

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November 12, 1946

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1946 the first drive-up banking facility opened at the Exchange National Bank in Chicago, Illinois. This idea proved so popular, that many other businesses quickly capitalized on the idea. One industry where this business … Continue reading

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October 24, 1788

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1788, future poet Sarah Joseph Hale was born. She wrote “Mary Had A Little Lamb.” Her first incarnation titled “Marty Knew A Little Lamb” went something like this; “Marty knew a little lamb, Who smiled … Continue reading

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October 13, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1988, the Shroud of Turin was shown by carbon-dating tests to be a fake from the Middle Ages. It was first ‘uncovered’ in 1357 in Western Europe (France) as a means to encourage pilgrims … Continue reading

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September 1, 1952

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1952 ‘The Old Man and the Sea’, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Ernest Hemingway, was first published. His other novel, “The Old Man and His Wife Who Wouldn’t Shut the Hell Up and Gets … Continue reading

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August 10, 1743

On THIS DAY IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 1743, the first written rules were added to boxing by then champion Jack Broughton and were named the Broughton Rules. The Rules were as follows: 1. If a man goes down and does not … Continue reading

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