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June 22, 1633

On June 22, 1633, Pope Urban VIII forced Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Earth orbits the Sun. Why did Galileo recant? Because he didn’t want to die. At that time the Church had their own courts, and police, and… Continue reading

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March 5, 1616

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1616, the Copernican Theory that the sun was the center of the solar system and the other planets revolved around it were declared false and erroneous in “The Decreee of the Index” signed by … Continue reading

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