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March 2, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2011 researchers from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) declared that the Eastern Cougar was officially extinct as there were no breeding populations left in New Jersey or New York. The declaration … Continue reading

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March 1, 2007

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2007 the Swiss Army mistakenly invaded Liechtenstein. The Swiss President, Micheline Calmy-Rey, claimed that the 171 strong Swiss Army Company incorrectly read their map during a military exercise and travelled two kilometers into Liechtenstein … Continue reading

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February 25, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 Pamela Lee had her husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges. When the police try to explain to her that she “did” marry a tripod, she shook her head and said, “No, no, … Continue reading

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February 18, 1979

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1979 snow fell in the Sahara. The snowstorm took place in Southern Algeria and lasted for only 30 minutes. The was the first time in recorded history that snow had fallen in the Sahara. … Continue reading

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February 17, 1454

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1454 at a grand feast and after many, many drinks, Philip the Good of Burgundy took the “vow of the pheasant” by which he swore to fight the Turks. At that time the Turks … Continue reading

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February 11, 1878

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1878 the first U.S. bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, was formed. This was before gears and to have a speedy, fast bike, required the front wheel (which was the pedaling wheel) to be bigger … Continue reading

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September 9, 1893

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1893 U.S. President Grover Cleveland’s wife, Frances Cleveland, gave birth to a daughter, Esther. It was the first time a president’s child was born in the White House. Which was better than what he’d … Continue reading

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September 4, 1998

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1998 while in Ireland, U.S. President Clinton said the words “I’m sorry” for the first time about his affair with Monica Lewinsky and described his behavior as indefensible. The Irish were quick to ask … Continue reading

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August 27, 1998

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1998 “Titanic” became the first movie in North America to earn more than $600 million dollars. This huge sum of money was due to the massive number of women and girls between the ages … Continue reading

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August 26, 1920

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1920 the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect. The amendment prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex in the voting booth. The politicians of the era admitted that while the missionary … Continue reading

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