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March 22, 1906

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1906 France lost the first ever rugby game played against Britain and the Brits have never let them forget it. Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / BookmarksAskbackflipblinklistBlogBookmarkBloglinesBlogMarksBlogsvineBuddyMarksBUMPzee!CiteULikeConnoteadel.icio.usDiggdiigoDotNetKicksDropJackdzoneFacebookFarkFavesFriendsitefolkd.comFurlGoogleJamespotJeqqKaboodlekirtsylinkaGoGoLinkedInMa.gnoliaMister WongMixxMySpaceNetvouzNewsvineoneviewOnlyWirePlugIMPropellerRedditSegnaloShoutwireSimpySlashdotSurphaceSphinnSpurlSquidooStumbleUponTechnoratiThisNextTwitterWebrideWindows LiveYahoo!Email This … Continue reading

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November 29, 1987

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1987 Joe Montana, the All-Star Quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, completed an NFL record of 22 consecutive passes and earlier in the day he did the same thing during the game against the … Continue reading

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October 7, 1916

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1916, the Georgia Tech football team defeated Cumberland College 222-0. This was the most lopsided football score in the history of college football. Tech still celebrates the greatness of this game and the sportsmanship … Continue reading

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September 18, 1991

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1991 the NCAA placed Tennessee on two years probation for football recruiting violations. When the Tennessee coaching staff called the players together and tried to explain what probation was and how it was going … Continue reading

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September 3, 1895

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1895 the first professional football game was played in Latrobe, PA. The Latrobe YMCA defeated the Jeannette Athletic Club 12-0. Several of the attendees mentioned that if someone was to sell beer and bratwursts … Continue reading

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August 7, 2014

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1970, the first North American Computer Chess Championship (NACCC) was held in New York City. This was a tournament which had computer compete against computer to determine the eventually electronic winner. No humans were … Continue reading

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June 28, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997 Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield’s ear after three rounds of their WBA heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas, NV. Mike was upset as he tried to claim he was overcome … Continue reading

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May 17, 1875

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1875 the first Kentucky Derby was run at Louisville, KY. Aristides was the winning horse and it was ridden by jockey Oliver Lewis. Of the 15 horses that were raced, fourteen were ridden by … Continue reading

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April 16, 1922

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1922 Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row and set the women’s record. When asked how she was able to do it, she explained that she imagined that the clay targets were … Continue reading

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March 25, 1668

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1668 the first horse race in America took place in New York. Also on this date the first cheating, lying, drinking, and gambling at a horse race occurred. The general consensus was that a … Continue reading

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