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February 7, 1569

On February 7, 1569, King Phillip II of Spain formed the Inquisition in South America. The South Americans weren’t expecting it. Yes. This joke’s been used before. It will be used again. Don’t tell me you didn’t expected it. Close Bookmark … Continue reading

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December 23, 1922

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1922, the British Broadcasting Corporation began its daily news broadcasts on radio and would continue on television when TVs became popular and common place. Penguins would not be added as part of the standard … Continue reading

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December 12, 1955

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1955, British engineer Christopher Cockerell patented the first hovercraft. It was built to operate using the distilled secretion of lamprey eels as its fuel source.

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