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May 29, 1827

On May 29, 1827, the first nautical school opened in Nantucket, Maine, under the name of Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin’s Lancasterian School. Classes included “How to Talk Like a Pirate”, “Making Mysterious Comments While Drinking Grog in a Darkened Seaside … Continue reading

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April 14, 1984

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1984 the Texas Board of Education required that the state’s public school textbooks describe the evolution of human beings as “theory rather than fact”. Chim-Chim the Talking Chimpanzee was instrumental in helping the politically … Continue reading

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March 16, 1987

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1987 the “Bostonia” magazine printed and translated Albert Einstein’s last high school report card. It has come to light that he took courses that would be equivalent to high level AP courses today and … Continue reading

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March 1, 1784

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1784, E. Kidner opened the first cooking school in Great Britain. He didn’t try and teach how to make the traditional Steak and Kidney pie, the blood puddings, bangers and mash, bubble and squeak, … Continue reading

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September 5, 1900

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1900 France proclaimed a protectorate over Chad. Chad Rochambeau, a seventh grader at St. Mary Mother of God’s School For Secondary Education located in Baton Rouge, LA, thought France meant him. On September 6th, … Continue reading

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July 20, 1977

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY in 1977 the – The Central Intelligence Agency released documents under the Freedom of Information Act revealing it had engaged in mind control experiments for years. It had been operating a school for psychics age … Continue reading

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