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September 26, 1991

On September 26, 1991, Four men and four women entered “Biosphere II” in Oracle, Arizona. It was a scientific project intended to understand the dangers and hazards of future space colonies. On September 26, 1993, all eight people exited the … Continue reading

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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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July 19, 1908

On July 19, 1912, the town of Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona experienced a frightening astronomical event. A 420 pound meteorite exploded above the town and rained 16,000 pieces of debris all over it. The people of the town… Continue reading

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June 24, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997, the US Air Force released a report titled “The Roswell Report, Case Closed” that dismissed the claims that an alien spacecraft had crashed in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. Lt. Colonel Scott Hayden, … Continue reading

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February 5, 1982

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1982 David Grundman and his roommate James Joseph Suchochi were in the Arizona desert west of Lake Pleasant and engaged in the red-neck sport of cactus plugging. Cactus plugging consisted of using various firearms … Continue reading

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April 4, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1988 – Arizona Governor Evan Mecham was voted out of office by the Arizona Senate. Mecham was found guilty of diverting state funds to his auto business and of trying to impede an investigation … Continue reading

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February 6, 1911

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1911, the first old-age home for pioneers opened its doors in Prescott, AZ establishing the precedent of angry white people retiring to Arizona for the next 100 years.

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