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June 16, 1896

On June 16, 1896, the temperature hit a scorching 127°F at Fort Mojave, California. Samuel M. McCowan, Superintendent of the Fort Mojave Indian School said if one more teacher or student said, “It’s not the heat, it’s the… Continue reading

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November 12, 1964

On November 12, 1964, American Paula Murphy set the women’s land speed record of 226.37 mph. Her kids said that if you think she was fast then, you should see her move when they back-sass her. They said it was … Continue reading

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October 14, 1862

On October 14, 1862, Brooklyn baseball player James Creighton did something that has not been repeated since. While playing against the Morrisania team he swung viciously at a pitch and hit a homerun. Because of how hard he swung, he … Continue reading

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February 17, 1795

On February 17, 1795, amateur gardener and marrier of ugly women, Thomas Seddal harvested an 18 lb 5 oz potato from his garden in Chester, England. When people would come and look at it, they’d almost always claim that it … Continue reading

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December 31, 1999

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1999, Sarah Knauss died at the age of 119 years, and at the time of her death, she was the world’s oldest living person. She was born on September 24, 1880 and was a … Continue reading

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