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December 31, 1841

On December 31, 1841, the State of Alabama enacted the first dental legislation in the United States. The law required a person to have eight or fewer teeth before they could marry their first cousin, fourteen or fewer to marry … Continue reading

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July 16, 1935

On July 16, 1935, the first parking meters were installed in the Oklahoma City business district. Patent-holder of the parking meters and member of the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce traffic committee, Carl C. Magee, used the parking meters to … Continue reading

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June 21, 1915

On June 21, 1915, the US Supreme Court handed down its decision in Guinn vs United States and struck down Oklahoma’s grandfather clause which had the effect of denying the right to vote to black people. When Oklahoma was admitted … Continue reading

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July 4, 1884

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1884 bullfighting was introduced in the U.S. in Dodge City, Kansas. One year later, bullwrestling was introduced during a Carnie show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but interest quickly declined when doping and foreign bulls were … Continue reading

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