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January 25, 1993

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1993, the US Housing Agency announced that 93% of Americans have access to indoor plumbing and on this same date, Sears announced that it would be closing its catalog sales department after running it … Continue reading

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March 22, 1457

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1457 the Gutenberg Bible became the first printed book. Booksellers of that time claimed that the printed book was a passing fad and doomed to quickly fade out, as established and accomplished readers preferred … Continue reading

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January 9, 1986

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1986, Kodak got out of the instant camera business after 10 years due to a loss in a court battle that claimed that Kodak had copied Polaroid patents. Polaroid claimed it was a victory … Continue reading

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