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January 25, 1840

On January 25, 1840, Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, commander of the United States Exploring Expedition became the first person to identify Antarctica as a new continent. Subsequent explorers confirmed his finding. Wilkes did not see any giant mutated penguins, nor was … Continue reading

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November 18, 1820

On November 18, 1820, Captain Nathaniel Palmer became the first American to sight the continent of Antarctica. He did not see the Ice Wall surrounding the Earth, space aliens, or other-dimensional demons thumbing for a ride to the southern most … Continue reading

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April 5, 1242

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1242 AD the army of Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod (a medieval Russian state) fought a group of the Teutonic Knights at the border of Russia and Estonia. It was fought almost entirely on top … Continue reading

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