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July 8, 1709

On July 8, 1709, Peter I of Russia defeated Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava. This effectively sent Sweden to the B-Team as a mover and shaker in Europe’s power struggles. The Swedes, while not very happy with the… Continue reading

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July 31, 1989

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1989 the Game Boy handheld video game device was released in the U.S. Unknown to most Americans, the Nintendo Game Boy was a long-term strategy by the Japanese to reduce the American youth to … Continue reading

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