Tag Archives: American Politics

March 2, 1917

On March 2, 1917, the citizens of the American Territory of Puerto Rico were granted US citizenship with the enactment of the Jones Act. This means for the last 100 years, Puerto Ricans have been American citizens with all the … Continue reading

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February 28, 1951

On February 28, 1951, a Senate committee issued a report that stated that there were two at least ‘two’ major crime syndicates in the United States. When asked about the Republican and Democratic parties, the committee quickly said, ‘They are … Continue reading

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June 18, 1959

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1959, the standing Governor of Louisiana, Governor Earl Long, was committed to a mental hospital in Mandeville, LA. While in the hospital, Long continued to run the affairs of the state of Louisiana, as … Continue reading

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