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February 18, 1979

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1979 snow fell in the Sahara. The snowstorm took place in Southern Algeria and lasted for only 30 minutes. The was the first time in recorded history that snow had fallen in the Sahara. … Continue reading

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February 14, 1929

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1929 the first report on penicillin’s medicinal properties were published. Sir Alexander Fleming’s famously accidentally discovered penicillin after leaving a Petri dish out for too long. On this date he published his report about … Continue reading

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September 9, 1893

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1893 U.S. President Grover Cleveland’s wife, Frances Cleveland, gave birth to a daughter, Esther. It was the first time a president’s child was born in the White House. Which was better than what he’d … Continue reading

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September 4, 1998

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1998 while in Ireland, U.S. President Clinton said the words “I’m sorry” for the first time about his affair with Monica Lewinsky and described his behavior as indefensible. The Irish were quick to ask … 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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August 26, 1920

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1920 the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect. The amendment prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex in the voting booth. The politicians of the era admitted that while the missionary … Continue reading

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April 10th, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1938, New York enacted legislation that required couples to be tested for syphilis in order to get a marriage license. Two years later West Virginia followed suit and offered a free weekend visit to … Continue reading

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March 29, 1971

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1971, 66 year old Dr.Conrad Van Emde Boas became West Europe’s first sexology professor when he was appointed to the position at the Amsterdam University in Holland, Netherlands. He was quoted as saying “Sex … Continue reading

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March 28, 1865

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1865 outdoor advertising legislation was enacted in New York and banned “painting on stones, rocks and trees” as a means to tell others about your business or business opportunities. The writing on a bathroom … Continue reading

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March 23, 1981

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1981 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a law making statutory rape a crime for men but not for women. As the all male court explained in their post decision brief, while a 25 to … Continue reading

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