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March 6, 1665

On March 6, 1665, Henry Oldenburg, the first Secretary of the Royal Society, published the first issue of ‘Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society’, the world’s longest-running scientific journal. Young Mary Billington was the first centerfold and her turn-offs consisted … Continue reading

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January 12, 1998

On January 12, 1998, nineteen nations decided to ban the cloning of humans. The Council of Europe issued an amendment to its ‘Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine”, where it and its member nations prohibit any intervention seeking to create … Continue reading

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January 10, 1946

On January 10, 1946, Project Diana was successfully completed. The United States Army Signal Corps bounced radio waves off the Moon and received the reflected signals, thereby proving that the Moon was real and probably not made of brie, green … Continue reading

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January 7, 1985

On January 7, 1985, Japan launched its first interplanetary spacecraft, named the Sakigake. This was the first deep space probe launched by a nation not named the United States or the USSR. To the disappointment of future anime fans, the … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 the US Supreme Court invalidated gene patents held by Myraid Genetics when it ruled that isolated human genes are not patentable. This did two things to protect the human race. First, it prevented … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 Brown University released a study that showed that breast milk boosted brain development by 30% compared to babies who were fed formula. The study also stated that if people waited until they were … Continue reading

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March 13, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 a Harvard Medical School study claimed that eating red meat increased the risk of death and has additional negative health implications. They also stated that it wasn’t healthy for people either, although beef … Continue reading

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March 6, 1869

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1869 the Periodic Table was presented to the public for the first time. Dmitri Mendeleev presented the table to the Russian Chemical Society and even correctly predicted the addition of three more elements in … Continue reading

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February 12, 1809

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1809 Scientist Charles Darwin was born in Shropshire England. His birth was not predicted by Nostradamus nor was there any comets or shooting stars observed on this date in 1809. And in direct contradiction … Continue reading

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August 19, 1993

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1993 Actress Kim Bassinger married Actor Alec Baldwin and the term “This is going to be a f$#*ing train-wreck” enters the American lexicon. Scientists soon discovered that there is a mathematical formula that states … Continue reading

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