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September 3, 1967

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1967 motorists in Sweden stopped driving on the wrong (left) side of the road and began driving on the right side. The Swedish population immediately felt the positive side effects as their driving skills … Continue reading

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July 20, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2003 in India, elephants used for commercial work began wearing reflectors to avoid being hit by cars during night work. And Americans think hitting a deer will raise your insurance, imagine the call to … Continue reading

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September 14, 1899

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1899, Henry Hale Bliss, 69 years of age, became the first known person in America to be killed in an automobile accident. The elderly Mr. Bliss had just exited from a streetcar in New … Continue reading

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September 10, 1897

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1897 British police arrest London taxi driver George Smith for drunken driving. They determined that he was drunk because he first, acted and talked in a drunken manner and second, he drove straight into … Continue reading

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June 17, 1994

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1994, millions of Americans watched the slowest police car chase in history that did not involve the driver smoking marijuana, as former football player O.J. Simpson drove through Los Angeles in his Ford Bronco … Continue reading

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