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April 6, 1199

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1199 English King Richard I was killed by an arrow at the siege of the castle of Chaluz in France. It was believed that he was struck by a crossbow bolt fired by a … Continue reading

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September 4, 1833

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1833, Barney Flaherty answered an ad in “The New York Sun” and became the first newsboy/paperboy at the age of 10. With his Irish waifish good-looks and small stature, he was able to stick … Continue reading

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July 24, 1977

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY! in 1977 the Libyan-Egyptian Four Day War came to an sputtering end. The War started because Libyan leader Mommar Gaddafi was jealous that all the hot Israeli chicks were hanging out in Cairo with Anwar … Continue reading

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July 12, 1918

On THIS DATE IN HISTORY, July 12th, 1918 Haiti declared war on Germany, one of the last countries to do so. Both sides of the conflict saw Haiti as the slow, pudgy kid that smelled funny and laughed at all … Continue reading

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July 11, 1921

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY! in 1921 – A truce was called in the Irish War of Independence as the Guinness Breweries in Dublin contracted a fungal infestation that required all the beer to either be poured out or drunk … Continue reading

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June 27, 1358

In 1358 – the Republic of Dubrovnik was founded and lasted until 1808, when Napoleon ran over to it in his large scale game of RISK and pushed down its walls (since it was really just a City-State in present … Continue reading

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