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March 17, 1989

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1989 a series of solar flares caused a violent magnetic storm that shut down the power grid over large regions of Canada and caused widespread power outages that prevented literally thousands of Canadians from … Continue reading

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April 1, 1853

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1853 Cincinnati became the first U.S. city to pay fire fighters a regular salary. Before that, they were paid per fire fought. Curiously, the number of fires per month in Cincinnati dropped over the … Continue reading

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