Tag Archives: sin

May 17, 2004

On May 17, 2004, the first legal same-sex marriage was performed in the United States in the state of Massachusetts. The “Wrath of God” did not immediately happen as foretold by conservative religious leaders. Cats and dogs were… Continue reading

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December 9, 1640

On December 9, 1640, settler and local smart-ass, Hugh Bewitt, was banished from the Puritan Massachusetts Colony when he declared himself free of original sin. He claimed that all the sins he committed were copies of other people’s sins. The … Continue reading

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February 21, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1988 Televangelist Jimmy Swaggert confesses that he has sinned to his congregation and that he must step down as their preacher. His crying causes his mascara to run. He was using Covergirl Full Lash … Continue reading

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February 7, 1497

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1497 in the Italian city of Florence, the supporters of the Dominican priest Girolamo Savonarola collected (sometimes without the owners’ consent, okay, many times without the owners’ consent) and publicly burned thousands of objects … Continue reading

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