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October 5, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com 1988 a debate was held between the Democratic and Republican candidates for vice president, Lloyd Bentsen and Dan Quayle. During the debate, in a heated moment, Lloyd Bentson told Dan Quayle “You’re no Jack Kennedy,” … Continue reading

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September 2, 1901

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1901, Theodore Roosevelt, then Vice President, while giving a speech at the Minnesota State Fair said his most famous line “Speak softly and carry a big stick”. When Kate Barker heard this, she acknowledged … Continue reading

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July 25th, 1805

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1805 ex-Vice President Aaron Burr visited New Orleans with plans to establish a new country, with New Orleans as the capital city. That was until he made an early morning visit to Bourbon Street … 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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May 19, 1992

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1992 U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle criticized the CBS sitcom “Murphy Brown” for having its title character decide to bear a child out of wedlock. He wrote “It is disappointing that CBS woulde allow … Continue reading

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February 22, 1859

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1859 – U.S. President Buchanan approved the Act of February 22, 1859, which incorporated the Washington National Monument Society “for the purpose of completing the erection now in progress of a great National Monument … Continue reading

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