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May 17, 2004

On May 17, 2004, the first legal same-sex marriage was performed in the United States in the state of Massachusetts. The “Wrath of God” did not immediately happen as foretold by conservative religious leaders. Cats and dogs were… Continue reading

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May 13, 1559

On May 13, 1559, Netherlands Anabaptist leader, David Joris, had his three year old corpse exhumed in Basel. His corpse was then convicted of heresy and burned as punishment. Turns out people with grudges can still act childish and throw … Continue reading

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November 10, 1969

On November 10, 1969, “Sesame Street” premiered on PBS TV. Automatonophobia reared its ugly head and the rational fear of Muppets was created in a generation of children. When children would go to bed and ask their parents, “Will Kermit … Continue reading

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June 27, 1978

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1978 the US launched Seasat, an experimental ocean surveillance satellite. Each day Seasat makes 14 orbits of Earth and in 36 hours is able to monitor nearly 96% of the oceanic surface. The satellite’s … Continue reading

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May 19, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997 NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) recorded a sound in the Pacific Ocean about 1500 miles of the coast of Chile that has been named “The Bloop”. This sound was so loud that … Continue reading

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May 16, 1965

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1965 SpaghettiO’s hit the market and almost overnight became a hit with kids and their moms who needed a fast and delicious fix for when the little monsters would rampage in from school. A … Continue reading

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June 27, 2005

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2005, a 70-million year old dinosaur track was discovered that had been left behind by a three-toed Cretaceous period dinosaur. Biblical Creationists immediately contested the age of the fossil and said at best, it … Continue reading

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June 5, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! 1933 – President Roosevelt signed the bill that took the U.S. off of the gold standard. Gerald Burton Winrod, the “Jayhawk Nazi” the publisher of the newspaper “The Defender” immediately claimed that Roosevelt was a … Continue reading

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October 3, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2010, a possible 2,000 year old hidden city was unearthed by archeologists at a site on the Egypt-Gaza border. Dr. Randolph Carter, of Miskatonic University-Cambridge stated that the city was believed to be the … Continue reading

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September 24, 1977

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1977 the iconic 70’s TV show “The Love Boat” debuted on ABC. The TV sitcom followed the adventures of the crew of the cruise-liner the “Pacific Princess” and usually involved three separate story-lines tied … Continue reading

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