Tag Archives: Antartica

January 18, 1997

On January 18, 1997, Boerge Ousland of Norway became the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. He did not find ‘the Ice Wall’, alien space ships, or an entrance in the ground that would enable him to access … Continue reading

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June 23, 1961

On June 23, 1961, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, France, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States and USSR signed the Antarctic Treaty. This treaty ensured that Antarctica would only be used for peaceful purposes. Countries would act … Continue reading

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April 23, 1985

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1985 the Coca-Cola Company announced that it was changing its 99-year-old secret formula. New Coke was not only unsuccessful, it was despised and hated, which resulted in the resumption of selling the original version. … Continue reading

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