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January 10, 1994

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! IN 1994, Lorena Bobbitt went on trial in Manassas, VA for the malicious wounding of her husband, John Bobbitt. What did she do? During an argument about his philandering ways, she took a butcher knife … Continue reading

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April 5, 1895

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1895  playwright Oscar Wilde lost his criminal libel case against the Marquess of Queensberry. Wilde had been accused of homosexual practices. Mr. Wilde’s defense that no one should have sex with an ugly man … Continue reading

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