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July 6, 1983

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1983 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that retirement plans could not pay women smaller monthly payments solely because of their gender. They had to find another reason or reasons to do so, such as … Continue reading

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February 7, 1943

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1943, the US government announced that shoe rationing would go into effect on February 9, 1943. Each man, woman, and child was limited to the purchase of three pairs leather shoes a year, and … Continue reading

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December 6, 1983

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1983, the Philippines experienced the beginning of the “Lean Christmas”. The Philippines were in the midst of a foreign exchange crisis and the country was experiencing shortages in everything, except for poverty. Philippine President … Continue reading

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