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September 11, 1997

On September 11, 1997, Scotland voted to create its own Parliament after 290 years of mostly peaceful union with England. Why did they do it? It’s because the rest of England didn’t understand the true joy and performance art that … Continue reading

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March 30, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2011 the Experian Credit Reporting Agency reported that the economic recovery for Wales was much slower than the rest of the UK, stating that Wales only had a 1.6% growth per year over the … Continue reading

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August 5, 1925

On this day in Twisted-History.com in 1925 the social political party, Plaid Cymru, was formed with the intent to prevent the Welsh language from dying out and its leaders advocated having it taught in the Welsh schools along with English. … Continue reading

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July 16, 1439

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1439 the Parliament of King Henry VI banned kissing. The was in response to a particularly virulent infection that was being spread and after having determined that evil spirits, the evil eye, and smoke-free … Continue reading

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June 15, 1667

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1667, Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Denys administered the first fully documented human blood transfusion. He transferred twelve ounces of sheep’s blood into a 15-year old French boy. To prepare the boy for the transfusion he was … Continue reading

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June 8, 1947

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1947 the “Lassie Show” debuted on ABC radio as a 15-minute show. Unfortunately, at no time during the show’s run on radio and two years later after it transferred to TV did Timmy ever … Continue reading

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April 13, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998, Dolly, Scotland’s prized cloned sheep gave birth to her first lamb, Bonnie. She was breed with a Welsh Mountain ram named Eyydiclaywerrell Davies and gave birth to a total of six sheep. The … Continue reading

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February 14, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2003, Dolly the Cloned Sheep died from lung cancer. RJ Reynolds quietly withdrew their offer to have her act as a spokes-animal for Camel cigarettes.

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November 25, 1960

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1960, the Scottish Parliament met in response to the report that a group of young English scalawags were planning on dropping homemade bombs into the waters of Loch Ness to encourage the Loch Ness … Continue reading

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November 9th, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2011, the government of Wales conducted a survey of businessmen and consumers which showed strong support for the country to have it’s very own top-level domain name. In an online poll to determine the … Continue reading

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