Category Archives: 21st Century

Historical Facts from 2001 to 2100 CE

March 26, 2015

On March 26, 2015, the body of Richard III of England was reburied at Leicester Cathedral in England. His missing body had been discovered under a parking lot in Leicester in 2012. In 2016, his ghost started communicating with a … Continue reading

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March 15, 2002

On March 15, 2002, Burger King did the unthinkable in the United States. It began selling a veggie burger. It did exactly what you think it would. It didn’t sell. People who went to Burger King for the Whopper and … Continue reading

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March 14, 2020

Today, March 14, 2020, is Pi Day. The day every year that mathematicians and pie lovers finally have something in common. So, celebrate 3.14159265359 with a slice of apple, or cherry, or pumpkin, or chocolate, or even pizza. But if … Continue reading

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March 13, 2002

On March 13, 2002, the Fox television network aired “Celebrity Boxing”. Eighteen years later, Twisted-History proposed that Fox air “Presidential Boxing” and have Donald Trump and Joe Biden get in the ring and throw some punches. Biden shouted “Hell yeah! … Continue reading

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March 6, 2018

On March 6, 2018, the world’s oldest message in a bottle was found on a beach in Western Australia. It had been tossed from the German ship Paula on June 12, 1886. The message said, “Liebe Annika. Senden sie nackte.”

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February 25, 2018

On February 25, 2018, China banned the letter ‘N’ on it’s citizens’ internet usage. Why? Word have just gotten out that China’s government was looking at dropping the term limits for its President, which would allow Xi Jinping to stay … Continue reading

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February 24, 2007

On February 24, 2007 the state of Virginia’s General Assembly decided to act like a collection of moral adults and passed a resolution expressing “profound regret” for the state’s role in promoting and enforcing slavery. There were no riots or … Continue reading

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February 13, 2017

On February 13, 2017, Kim Jong-nam, the older brother of Kim Jong-un, was assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. North Korean agents convinced two women to spray King Jong-nam with the deadly VX nerve agent. They were … Continue reading

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February 11, 2016

On February 11, 2016, scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories in Livingston, LA and Hanford, WA announced that they had detected the elusive gravitational waves on September 14, 2015. Flat Earthers immediately started to protest, as they don’t believe … Continue reading

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February 6, 2019

On February 6, 2019, Quadriga, Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange shut down. It had over $145 million in bitcoin assets that its customers could not access. The reason why? Because Quadriga’s founder, Gerald William Cotten had died under mysterious circumstances in … Continue reading

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