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June 10, 1190

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1190 the famous German Emperor Frederick Barbarossa drowned. Instead of taking the time to go over a mountain on their way to the Crusades, Barbarossa jumped into the Selaph River to prove to his … Continue reading

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May 31, 1880

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1880, Sunabdha Kumariratana, the Royal Princess of Thailand was on her way to the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace being carried by the Royal Boat when it capsized and threw her and other members of … Continue reading

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May 28, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 West Virginia pastor Mark Wolford died from a snake he was handling in a church service, just like his father did years earlier. God spoke moments later and said, “Okay, you idiots. These … Continue reading

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February 5, 1982

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1982 David Grundman and his roommate James Joseph Suchochi were in the Arizona desert west of Lake Pleasant and engaged in the red-neck sport of cactus plugging. Cactus plugging consisted of using various firearms … Continue reading

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October 25, 1920

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1920, King Alexander I of Greece died of blood poisoning after being bitten by his pet monkey, Zeus. Zeus was put on trial and found “not guilty” based on the fact that he was … Continue reading

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October 21, 2007

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2007 Surinder Singh Bajwa, the Deputy Mayor of Delhi, died from the injuries he’d received the day before when he fell from the first floor balcony of his office as he fought off a … Continue reading

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October 18, 707

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 707 AD Pope John VII was bludgeoned to death by a cuckolded husband while he was engaged in coitus with the offended man’s wife. He was buried in the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin … Continue reading

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September 21, 1576

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1576, Gerolamo Cardano, an Italian Renaissance mathematician, philosopher, doctor, gambler and astrologer died. He was famous and infamous throughout Europe of that time and was paid handsomely for his astrological forecasts. He even predicted … Continue reading

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