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February 11, 1858

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1858 a French girl, Bernadette Soubirous, claimed to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary near Lourdes. Her friend, Francois D’egnle, said that was exceedingly strange, as virgins had not been spotted near … Continue reading

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December 16, 1916

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1916, Gregory Rasputin, the Mad Monk, who had wielded a very powerful influence over the Russian court was murdered by a group of noblemen. In their blood frenzy, they cut Rasputin’s heart from his … Continue reading

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October 31, 1961

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1961 – In the Soviet Union, the body of Joseph Stalin was removed from Lenin’s Tomb where it had been on public display. Pictures of the remarkably life-like corpse were difficult to obtain, but … Continue reading

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September 14, 1868

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1868, Tom Morris, Jr., scored golf’s first authenticated hole-in-one at Prestwick’s 8th hole in Scotland. Mr. Morris conveniently had a six foot high stack of Bibles close by, as well as his aged grandmother, … Continue reading

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September 10, 2008

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2008 – The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history, was powered up in Geneva, Switzerland. The atomic clocks in London and Utah immediately lost 6 seconds and … Continue reading

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August 21, 1911

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 1911, the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre by Vincenzo Peruggia, an employee of the Louvre. Vincenzo “Vinnie” Peruggia was caught two years later in 1913 as he tried to sell the painting … Continue reading

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