Tag Archives: St. Louis

August 30, 1904

On this date in Twisted-History.com during the 1904 Olympics held in St.Louis, Missouri, the marathon race was held in 90 degree heat on a dirt road. Racer Fred Lorz was running in fourth place when he developed severe cramps and … Continue reading

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October 28, 1904

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1904, the St. Louis Police Department became the first one to use fingerprinting. Fingerprinting became an invaluable evidence gathering tool for the solving of cases involving murder, armed robbery, and burglary. Although when the … Continue reading

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