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October 22, 1969

On October 22, 1969, British rock star, Paul McCartney denied the early rumors of his death. He said that he was most definitely alive, as he wasn’t scheduled to die until sometime after 2021. He did say he wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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May 4, 1949

On May 4, 1949, almost the entire Torino soccer team (a professional Italian team) was killed when their airplane crashed while trying to land at the Turin-Aeritalia Airport. Only two players of the Torino team escaped and it was only … Continue reading

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May 1, 305

On May 1, 305 CE, Diocletian and Maximian, the co-emperors of Rome retired. This was the first time a Roman Emperor had voluntarily abdicated the throne to allow new blood to take over. Diocletian rode out in the sunset to … Continue reading

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January 24, 1965

On January 24, 1965, former Prime Minister of England, Winston Churchill died at the age of 90 after living a life of eating too much, drinking too much, smoking too much and poking others, both friend and enemy, with his … Continue reading

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December 14, 1799

On December 14, 1799 First American President George Washington died after a very, brief illness. What killed him? No one is sure. On December 13th he was healthy and on December 14th he was dead. He was seen by his … Continue reading

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October 14, 1862

On October 14, 1862, Brooklyn baseball player James Creighton did something that has not been repeated since. While playing against the Morrisania team he swung viciously at a pitch and hit a homerun. Because of how hard he swung, he … Continue reading

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March 29, 2017

On March 29, 2017, a man’s body was found inside a 7 meter (23 foot) long reticulated python in Sulawesi, Indonesia. The villagers of the area noticed that Akbar (no last name given) had been missing for 24 hours and … Continue reading

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May 8, 1794

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1794 Frenchman Antoine Lavoisier was executed by guillotine for the crime of adulterating the nation’s tobacco with water along with other crimes. Lavoisier is the chemist who discovered oxygen. Many people say that the … Continue reading

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March 4, 2008

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2008, Gary Gygax the creater of Dungeons and Dragons died at the age of 69. Contrary to conservative southern preachers, the devil did not show up in person to collect his soul. He sent … Continue reading

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June 23, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2011 Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov, of Russia, was about to be buried when she woke up, screamed and then died again 15 minutes later from a heart attack induced by her premature burial. Her husband was … Continue reading

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