Category Archives: 21st Century

Historical Facts from 2001 to 2100 CE

July 4, 2019

On July 4, 2019, Mad Magazine announced it would stop publishing new material after 67 years of providing the sophomoric and infantile humor that 15-year old boys as well as men and women with a 15-year old boy’s sense of humor… Continue reading

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June 21, 2020

On June 21, 2020, the world is supposed to end, again. Interpreters of the Mayan Calendar believed the previous prediction of December 21, 2012 was wrong. They believed they dropped the Kukulkan when they were supposed to carry… Continue reading

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June 20, 2017

On June 20, 2017, the Mattel toy company announced that it was adding 15 new types of bodies for their Ken dolls. The body types included original, slim and broad. The broad body type pays homage to the late 20s early 30s… Continue reading

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June 12, 2009

On June 12, 2009, the United States completed the switch from analog TV transmission to digital. Smith, Brown, and Jones of Cyberdyne Systems, Inc., welcomed the United States into the 21st Century and the new Digital… Continue reading

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May 28, 2020

Today, on May 28, 2020, it has once again come to the Twisted Historian’s attention, that science deniers are twits. Doesn’t matter if you buy Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop, repost the nonsense from the fraudulent Dr. Mecola, believe… Continue reading

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May 25, 2020

Today, May 25, 2020, is the 20th observance of Towel Day. This is the day when all hoopy froods know where their towels are, just in case a Vogon Battlecruiser is in an abducting mood. Rest well Douglas Adams and thanks for all… Continue reading

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May 24, 2018

On May 24, 2018, US President Donald Trump posthumously pardoned the black American boxer Jack Johnson for the crime of transporting a white woman across state lines for immoral purposes, which was a violation of… Continue reading

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May 17, 2004

On May 17, 2004, the first legal same-sex marriage was performed in the United States in the state of Massachusetts. The “Wrath of God” did not immediately happen as foretold by conservative religious leaders. Cats and dogs were… Continue reading

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April 2, 2014

On April 2, 2014, the US Supreme Court ruled that political candidates were a commodity that could be bought and sold just like hog belly futures. They ruled that it was unconstitutional to place restrictions on the total amount of … Continue reading

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April 1, 2020

Breaking news! On April 1, 2020, the University of Farmington, Farmington, Michigan announced that it had achieved a significant breakthrough in producing a more meat-like meat substitute. The University of Farmington’s Department of Biology and Chemical Science lead by Professors … Continue reading

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