Tag Archives: alchemy

July 27, 1377

On July 27, 1377, the first example of a quarantine occurred in the city of Rugusa, which is now Dubroknik, Croatia. The city council passed a law that required newcomers from plague areas to isolate for 30 days, and then… Continue reading

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January 13, 1404

On January 13, 1404, the English Parliament passed the Act of Multipliers, forbidding Multiplication. This wasn’t a bunch of rich nobs prejudiced against mathematics, but instead, at the time, multiplication also meant the production of precious metals through alchemy. The … Continue reading

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March 6, 1869

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1869 the Periodic Table was presented to the public for the first time. Dmitri Mendeleev presented the table to the Russian Chemical Society and even correctly predicted the addition of three more elements in … Continue reading

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