Tag Archives: Europe

January 12, 1998

On January 12, 1998, 19 European nations agreed to prohibit human cloning. The United States, Great Britain and Russia did not sign the accord. Russia said that technically if you combine bear DNA with human DNA, you weren’t actually cloning … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

December 23, 1880

On December 23, 1880, Thomas Edison incorporated the Edison Electric Light Company of Europe. He said it was time for Europe to experience the strange magic of electricity, including that evil woman, Queen Victoria, who really shouldn’t be trying to … Continue reading

Posted in 19th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

September 28, 1990

On September 28, 1990, the Game Boy handheld video game was released in Europe. The rate of Onanism went down by 44% in young men from ages 14 to 26. So instead of self-abusing 5 times a day, they only … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

January 12, 1998

On January 12, 1998, nineteen nations decided to ban the cloning of humans. The Council of Europe issued an amendment to its ‘Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine”, where it and its member nations prohibit any intervention seeking to create … Continue reading

Posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

August 30, 1146

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1146, European leaders outlawed the crossbow. The NCA (The National Crossbow Association) quickly came out and protested to King Louie VII, King Stephen, and King Conrad III that if crossbows were outlawed, then only … Continue reading

Posted in 12th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment