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September 23, 1938

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1938, a time capsule was buried at the World’s Fair in New York City, which was to be dug up and opened in 6939. The capsule contained a woman’s hat, a man’s pipe, and … Continue reading

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July 28, 1996

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY in 1996 – Kennewick Man, the remains of a prehistoric man, was discovered near Kennewick, Washington. He was found in the remains of a prehistoric car that appeared to be foot-pedaled and that had ancient … Continue reading

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July 15, 1799

On July 15th, 1799 – The Rosetta Stone was found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign. The Rosetta Stone is an ancient Egyptian stone stele inscribed with a decree issued at … Continue reading

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