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December 30, 1993

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1993 the Vatican officially recognized Israel as a sovereign nation. When asked why it took so long (Israel declared itself a nation in May 1948), Pope John Paul II answered that these things take … Continue reading

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December 7, 1982

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1982, Charlie Brooks Junior, a convicted murderer, was the first prisoner in the United States to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas. Before his lethal injection, it was noticed … Continue reading

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November 3, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY!  in 1998, Minnesota voters elected Jesse “The Body” Ventura, a former pro wrestler as their governor. The states of Alabama, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Louisiana promptly had new elections and tried to elect Ric “Nature … Continue reading

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October 4, 1927

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1927 the first actual work of carving began on the Mount Rushmore monument. Gutzom Borglum, the commissioned artist and his 400 workers began carving the faces of Presidents Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and … Continue reading

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September 26, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2010 Georgia changed it second language to English with Merican officially recognized as its first. Many of the esteemed Georgian representatives and state senators were interviewed and asked why this had to been done … Continue reading

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September 20, 2011

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2011 The U.S. officially ended its ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ military policy, and allowed gay and lesbian personnel to publicly declare their sexual orientation. The number of hot lesbian servicewomen that declared their sexual … Continue reading

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September 3, 1752

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1752. This day never happened nor did the next 10 as England adopted the Gregorian Calendar. People rioted because they believed the government stole 11 days of their lives. There is nothing I can … Continue reading

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August 8, 1988

On THIS DATE IN HISTORY in 1988 Secretary of State George Shultz narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in Laz Paz, Bolivia, when a bomb exploded in the middle of his motorcade. Cocaine traffickers were blamed and when the driver of … Continue reading

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August 6, 1998

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY in 1998 – Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky spent 8 1/2 hours testifying before a grand jury about her relationship with U.S. President Clinton. After watching it, Larry Flynt declared it was the worse … Continue reading

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July 31, 1992

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY in 1992, Georgia joined the United Nations. Then Governor Zell Miller showed up wearing a gigantus cowboy hat, bushy fake red eyebrows, a monstrously large red mustache, and two six-shooters strapped to his waist and … Continue reading

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