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February 8, 1960

On February 8, 1960, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom issued an Order-In-Council, whereby she and her family would be known as the House of Windsor and that her descendants would take the name “Mountbatten-Windsor”. When Jim Bob Wheeler … Continue reading

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January 17, 1991

On January 17, 1991, Harald V became king of Norway following the death of his father, Olav V. Harald is currently still the king. I know what you’re thinking, NORWAY HAS A KING?! He doesn’t have any real power in … Continue reading

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April 7, 1954

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1954 President Eisenhower gave his “Domino Theory” speech. This was the theory that if one country fell to communism, the surrounding countries would follow suit like a line of dominoes and it was a … Continue reading

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April 6, 1199

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1199 English King Richard I was killed by an arrow at the siege of the castle of Chaluz in France. It was believed that he was struck by a crossbow bolt fired by a … Continue reading

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