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October 1, 1957

On October 1, 1957, the first appearance of “In God We Trust” first appeared on paper currency in the United States. From deep beneath his place of rest underneath the Pentagon, Cthulhu was pleased. Jehovah sent him an angel-fax that … Continue reading

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September 30, 1960

On September 30, 1960, on Howdy Doody’s (the evil Ron Howard impersonating puppet’s) last show, Clarabelle the Clown finally talked and said, “Ph’nglui mglw’naf’h Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagen. Goodbye Kids.”

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January 18, 1997

On January 18, 1997, Boerge Ousland of Norway became the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. He did not find ‘the Ice Wall’, alien space ships, or an entrance in the ground that would enable him to access … Continue reading

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May 18, 1949

On May 18, 1949, Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) was incorporated. Members of the Association agreed to self-police in the selling of certain manuscripts to the general public. It was agreed that all works by Abdul Alhazred were to … Continue reading

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January 19, 1810

On January 19, 1810, the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire experienced its greatest drop in temperature ever recorded. On Thursday afternoon, January 18, it was a balmy 48 degrees Fahrenheit. By daybreak on Friday morning, January 19, 1810, the temperature … Continue reading

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January 14, 1911

On January 14, 1911, Roald Amundsen’s polar expedition landed upon the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions and was the leader of the first team to reach the South Pole in December 1911. … 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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July 12, 1954

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1954, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed a highway modernization program that would be funded through both the Federal government and the states through which the new, modern “Interstate Highways” would run. Eisenhower and … 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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March 20, 1982

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1982, US scientists returned from Antarctica with the fossils of the first land mammals discovered there. Dr. William Dyer III explained that while the fossils found were considered a huge success, he thought there … Continue reading

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