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March 25, 1593

On March 25, 1593, Dutch scholar, theologian, and priest, Cornelius Loos recanted his earlier protest against the witchcraft persecution that was being carried out by the Catholic Church in Europe. He wrote a book protesting the witch hunts and questioned … Continue reading

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February 7, 1497

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1497 in the Italian city of Florence, the supporters of the Dominican priest Girolamo Savonarola collected (sometimes without the owners’ consent, okay, many times without the owners’ consent) and publicly burned thousands of objects … Continue reading

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December 19, 1959

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1959, Penn State’s Nittany Lions defeated Alabama 7-0 in the first Liberty Bowl football game. It should be noted that no little boys were touched before, during, or after the game by any of … Continue reading

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