Tag Archives: Spain

February 13, 1967

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1967 the Madrid Codices were found after being lost for centuries. The codices were the personal notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci and included almost 200 pages of drawings and notes. They were discovered in … Continue reading

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January 23, 1989

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1989, artist Salvador Dali died in Spain at the age of 84. It’s believed that his last words were, “I could have painted more naked breasts and melting watches. I could have painted naked … Continue reading

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April 8, 1513

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1513 explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed Florida for Spain. He also established jean shorts and wife-beater t-shirts as the official formalwear for the territory.

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February 14, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2003 in Madrid, Spain a ceramic plate with a bullfighting motif painted by Pablo Picasso in 1949 was stolen from an art show. The plate was appraised at $12,400. When Alabamians learned of this … Continue reading

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