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August 16, 1841

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1841 an effigy of US President John Tyler was set on fire and burned on the White House lawn. The effigy was set up on the lawn by his own political party, The Whigs, … Continue reading

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October 2, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2010 France experienced over 200 protests as the older members of the work-force strike against the government’s plans to raise the minimum retirement age from 60 to 62. Police and jails found themselves overburdened … Continue reading

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September 18, 1838

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1838 the Anti-Corn Law League was formed by Richard Cobden and John Bright. Their slogan of “Cream Corn Is For Infants!” was adopted by 8 and 9 year olds worldwide. Soon afterwards, Leagues and … Continue reading

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