Tag Archives: Soviet Union

November 29, 1961

On November 29, 1961, Enos, an American chimpanzee was launched into space by NASA. He was the third hominid and first chimpanzee to achieve Earth orbit. The first two hominids were Soviet astronauts Yuri Gagarin and Gherman Titov. The Americans … Continue reading

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October 9, 1989

On October 9, 1989, Tass, the official Soviet news agency reported that a shiny, globe-like UFO had been spotted at the city of Voronzh, in southwestern Russia. The report included that a trio of tall aliens with small heads had … Continue reading

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August 29, 1991

On August 29, 1991, the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union suspended all activities of the Soviet Communist Party. Four months later, the Soviet Union would cease being the Soviet Union and revert back to calling itself Russia. It has … Continue reading

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February 25, 1956

On February 25, 1956 Communist Soviet Leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech he gave to the Communist Party Congress in Moscow. Thus proving that Old Iron Joe really did die on March 5, 1953, because … Continue reading

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April 9th, 1989

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1989 16 civilians were killed during rioting in Soviet Georgia. For those who don’t know where Soviet Georgia is located, it is not located in the homosexual neighborhoods of Atlanta nor is it located … Continue reading

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January 14, 1991

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1991, Valentin Pavlov became the premier of the U.S.S.R. and succeed Nikolai Ryzhkov. Valentin Pavlov initiated the 1991 Soviet Monetary Reform (also called the Pavlov Reform) in an attempt the prevent the Soviet monetary … Continue reading

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September 19, 1959

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1959 Nikita Khruschev, the Premier of Russia, was not allowed to visit Disneyland due to security reasons. Khrushchev reacted angrily and threw what could only be called a ‘temper tantrum’ or in the Southern … Continue reading

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August 23, 1990

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1990 East and West Germany announced their upcoming merger ceremony on October 3, 1990. When East Germany submitted its guest list, North Korea and The Soviet Union were noticeably absent. West Germany insisted that … Continue reading

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August 22, 1990

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1990 angry smokers formed a mob and stood around and muttered angrily as they blocked a street in Moscow to protest the summer-long cigarette shortage. Other Moscowvites quickly formed a line behind them and … Continue reading

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