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October 31, 1868

On October 31, 1868, US Postmaster General Alexander Williams Randall approved the first standard uniform for postal carriers. It included pants, vest, a mandatory cap, coat and reversible cape. Preferred weapons of choice were… Continue reading

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October 8, 1906

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1906 Karl Ludwig Nessler first demonstrated a machine in London that put permanent waves in hair. The experimental subject wore a dozen brass curlers, each wearing two pounds, for the six-hour process. At the … Continue reading

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July 25, 1946

On THIS DATE IN HISTORY in 1946, the U.S. detonated an underwater atomic bomb at the Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific and on the same day the first bikini bathing suit was displayed on a live model at a … Continue reading

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