Tag Archives: time

March 11, 1986

March 11, 1986, marked the 1 millionth day since the founding of Rome which happened on approximately April 21, 753 BC. If Rome survives another million days, that observance would take place on February 6, 4724 CE. At that time … Continue reading

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September 23, 1938

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1938, a time capsule was buried at the World’s Fair in New York City, which was to be dug up and opened in 6939. The capsule contained a woman’s hat, a man’s pipe, and … 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 16, 1984

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY in 1984 an LA federal jury acquitted John DeLorean on cocaine charges. The police were extremely confused as all the cocaine confiscated during the arrest went missing during the trial. The lead prosecutor, John “Trip” … Continue reading

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