Tag Archives: Arkansas

July 13, 1984

On July 13, 1984, Terry Wallis of Arkansas was injured in a car wreck and left comatose. He stayed in that coma for 19 years before he woke up in June of 2003. People in the year 2016 began wondering if there was a way for them… Continue reading

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April 7, 1988

On April 7, 1988, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, thirteen white supremacists were acquitted on charges of plotting to overthrow the US government. These weren’t good men, or moral men. They had murdered other people. They even killed one man because … Continue reading

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August 3, 2011

On this day in Twisted-History.com in 2011, Ugandan and French paleontologists announced the discovery of a 20 million year old ape skull in northeastern Uganda. The skull belonged to a male Ugandapithecus Major, a remote cousin of today’s great apes. … Continue reading

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November 18, 2004

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2004 the Clinton Library opened in Little Rock, Arkansas. The library contained 2 million photographs and 80 million documents in the “I Luv Chubby Girls” section alone.

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November 2, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1988 the first Mrs. America beauty pageant was held. In a surprise upset, Mrs. Cynthia Richards of Little Rock, Arkansas won the Guilt competition over the favorite, Mrs. Harold Feinstein of New York City, … Continue reading

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February 28, 1859

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1859, the Arkansas legislature required all the free blacks within its territory to choose exile or slavery. Over 94% chose slavery and the knowledge that they’d have a roof over their heads, one square … Continue reading

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