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January 18, 1644

On January 18, 1644, the first documented case of a USO/UFO (Unidentified Submerged Object/Unindentified Flying Object) was made. John Winthrop’s, the Governor of Massachusetts, diary had an entry detailing the event. In it, he stated that three men in a … Continue reading

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January 9, 1793

On January 9, 1793, Frenchman, Jean Pierre Blanchard made the first balloon flight in North America. Aeronaut Blanchard lifted off from the Walnut Street Prison in Philadephia, setting the stage for future prison breaks in books and movies, and floated … Continue reading

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June 24, 1947

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1947 Kenneth Arnold reported seeing flying saucers over Mt. Rainier, Washington. He also said that he did not see Bigfoot, beavcoons, la chupacabra, or leprechauns. He did say that with all the drinking he … Continue reading

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December 17, 1969

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1969, the USAF closed Project Blue Book on the orders of National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger. The study that started in 1952 collected over 12,000 UFO reports and concluded that most of them were … Continue reading

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September 29, 1963

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1963 “My Favorite Martian” premiered on CBS-TV. It starred Ray Walston as the Martian and Bill Bixby as his hapless human caretaker. It ran from 1963 until 1966, which were also the years when … Continue reading

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June 24, 1846/1947

It’s June 24 and in 1846 the saxophone is patented by Adolphe Sax in Paris, France.  101 years later in 1947, Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington. Coincidence? I think not.

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