Tag Archives: Canadia

August 4, 1954

On August 4, 1954, the ‘Uranium Rush’ began in Saskatchewan, Canada. Miners flocked to the area to try their hands at finding the valuable ore. A Uranium Rush is very similar to a Gold Rush, but with more nausea and … Continue reading

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February 6, 2019

On February 6, 2019, Quadriga, Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange shut down. It had over $145 million in bitcoin assets that its customers could not access. The reason why? Because Quadriga’s founder, Gerald William Cotten had died under mysterious circumstances in … Continue reading

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January 4, 1884

On January 4, 1884 the last sighting of an eastern cougar was made in Ontario, Canadia. The next sighting would not be made until May 16, 1983, when Mrs. Sofia Dellarucci’s divorce was finalized and she started going to the … Continue reading

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March 9, 1995

On March 9, 1995, the Canadian Navy arrested the Spanish Trawler, the ‘Estai’, for illegally fishing off the coast of Newfoundland. The Captain of the Estai originally thought that it was a joke, as the Canadians were purported to be … Continue reading

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March 24, 1837

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1837 Canadia gave blacks the right to vote. Six months later they told them where the voting poll locations were. Several prominent American politicians, from both the North and the South, warned their northern … Continue reading

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September 6, 1952

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1952, Canadia began broadcasting TV for the first time. The first Canadian TV broadcast was on CBC TV and it was the CBC TV show “Let’s See”. “Let’s See” was a puppet show which … Continue reading

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August 20, 1998

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1998 Canadia’s Supreme Court announced that Quebec could not secede without the federal government’s consent. French Canadians in Quebec immediately laughed and jeered and said, all French-like, “Aha! You bourgeios pigs! That also means … Continue reading

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August 14, 1936

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1936 the first basketball competition was held as an event at the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. The U.S. defeated Canada, 19-8. Yes, as evident by the score, both teams were made entirely of … Continue reading

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August 8, 1937

On this day in Twisted-History.com in Canada in 1937, it was deemed that a man had the legal right to beat his wife. A Hamilton, Ontario man had been charged with whipping his wife, but Canadian judge William McLeary dismissed … Continue reading

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