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February 13, 1503

On February 13, 1503, the Challenge of Barletta took place and the French got their butts handed to them by the Italians. What happened to lead up to this famous duel of 13 French knights versus 13 Italian knights? Well, … Continue reading

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January 13, 1404

On January 13, 1404, the English Parliament passed the Act of Multipliers, forbidding Multiplication. This wasn’t a bunch of rich nobs prejudiced against mathematics, but instead, at the time, multiplication also meant the production of precious metals through alchemy. The … Continue reading

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July 17th, 1212

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1212 the Moslems were crushed in the Spanish crusade by a score of 6-1. Alfonso Castile, Sancho Navarre, Peter Aragon, and Afonso Portugal shot and scored at will against the haggard Moslem team and … Continue reading

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December 4, 1791

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1791, the British newspaper, the Observer, was first published. Fish-wrapping increase by 863% and house-wives and butchers in France and Spain demanded newspapers of their own.

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