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August 23, 2015

On August 23, 2015, the $1.5 million 17th-century painting “Flowers” by Paolo Porpora was accidentally damage. The painting was being shown in an art exhibit in Taiwan when a 12 year-old boy tripped and put his hand through the painting. … Continue reading

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September 29, 1976

On September 29, 1976, on his 41st birthday and during his birthday party, a very drunk Jerry Lee Lewis tried to shoot a soda bottle with his .357 Magnum and missed. Instead, he hit his bass player, Norman “Butch” Owens, … Continue reading

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May 30, 1896

On May 30, 1896, the first automobile accident occurred in New York City. Automobilist Henry Wells of Springfield, Massachusetts struck cyclist Ebeling Thomas with his horseless carriage. Witnesses said that Wells appeared to lose control of his noisy contraption and … Continue reading

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October 20, 1944

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1944 a liquid gas tank in Cleveland exploded, and killed 135 people and made 3,600 others homeless. The homeless complained and demanded from the mayor and God why they couldn’t have been as lucky … Continue reading

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July 29, 1951/1961/1966/1978/1994/2020

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY in 1951, Bob Dylan was injured in a red-wagon accident when he drove it off a cliff. His stuff pet tiger was uninjured. On THIS DAY IN HISTORY in 1953 Bob Dylan was injured in … Continue reading

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