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June 15, 1667

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1667, Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Denys administered the first fully documented human blood transfusion. He transferred twelve ounces of sheep’s blood into a 15-year old French boy. To prepare the boy for the transfusion he was … Continue reading

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November 15, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2010, scientists converged in Prague to exhume the remains of the 16th century astronomer bad-boy Tycho Brahe in an effort to solve the mystery of his sudden death. When he died in 1601, it … Continue reading

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November 11, 1974

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1974 Samuel Ting of MIT and Burton Richter of the Brookhaven National Laboratory announced in separate news conferences the discovery of the J/Psi meson, a heretofore undiscovered subatomic particle. Ting and Richter decided to … Continue reading

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