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July 16th, 1862

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1862 David G. Farragut became the first rear admiral in the U.S. Navy. It doesn’t mean what you think it means. Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / BookmarksAskbackflipblinklistBlogBookmarkBloglinesBlogMarksBlogsvineBuddyMarksBUMPzee!CiteULikeConnoteadel.icio.usDiggdiigoDotNetKicksDropJackdzoneFacebookFarkFavesFriendsitefolkd.comFurlGoogleJamespotJeqqKaboodlekirtsylinkaGoGoLinkedInMa.gnoliaMister WongMixxMySpaceNetvouzNewsvineoneviewOnlyWirePlugIMPropellerRedditSegnaloShoutwireSimpySlashdotSurphaceSphinnSpurlSquidooStumbleUponTechnoratiThisNextTwitterWebrideWindows LiveYahoo!Email … Continue reading

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January 30, 1798

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1798 – The first fist-fight brawl in the U.S. House of Representatives took place. Congressmen Matthew  “The Fighting Lion” Lyon of Vermont and Roger “Two Hit” Griswold of Connecticut fought on the House floor … Continue reading

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January 2, 1788

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1788, Georgia became the 4th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. Button Gwinnett had heard a rumor that the first six states to ratify the Constitution, their signers would get cake, and cake in … Continue reading

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