Tag Archives: United States

January 1, 1808

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1808 the United States stopped the importation of slaves from Africa, after discovering it was now cheaper to grow their own. The pros to growing your own slaves in the America was that they … Continue reading

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June 20, 1963

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1963 the United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a hot-line communication link between the two world powers as a means to prevent any misunderstandings that might lead to … Continue reading

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March 17, 1966

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1966 a U.S. submarine found a missing H-bomb in the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain. On January 17, 1966, a USAF B-52 bomber collided with a flying tanker during a mid-air refueling mission … Continue reading

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December 10, 1817

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1817, Mississippi was finally admitted to the Union as the 20th American state. The citizens of Alabama rejoiced and their state motto of “Thank God for Mississippi” was born.

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December 2, 1990

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1990, the US Midwest prepared for a massive earthquake that was predicted to happen by American climatologist and author Iben Browning, who held 90 patents and had authored four books, one of which was … Continue reading

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