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January 11, 1964

On January 11, 1964, after threats of lawsuits from the Tobacco Industry, US Surgeon General Luther Terry went ahead and issued the warning that smoking may be hazardous to a person’s health. He stated that smokers might get cancer and … Continue reading

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July 23, 1885

On July 23, 1885, former President and Civil War General, Ulysses S. Grant died of throat cancer, which was caused by his heavy daily smoking of cigars and drinking cheap whiskey in non-moderation amounts. Two wars and the stress of … Continue reading

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July 22, 1937

On July 22, 1937, the US Senate rejected President Roosevelt’s proposal to enlarge the Supreme court. They said the Supreme Court was like the prostate. It just needed to be big enough to do its job. If it got too … Continue reading

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May 1, 1905

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1905 in New York, radium was tested as a cure for cancer. I guess they believed Nietzche and tried to see what dosage of radium wouldn’t kill a person, but make them immune to … Continue reading

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