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February 15, 1971

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1971 on what became known as the “Decimal Day” in the United Kingdom, the British currency was brought onto the base 10 system. Before this date one British pound was made up of 240 … Continue reading

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January 1, 1808

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1808 the United States stopped the importation of slaves from Africa, after discovering it was now cheaper to grow their own. The pros to growing your own slaves in the America was that they … Continue reading

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