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March 25, 1593

On March 25, 1593, Dutch scholar, theologian, and priest, Cornelius Loos recanted his earlier protest against the witchcraft persecution that was being carried out by the Catholic Church in Europe. He wrote a book protesting the witch hunts and questioned … Continue reading

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February 29, 1908

On February 29, 1908, Dutch scientists produced solid helium for the first time. The party balloons proposed using solid helium for the discovery party were found to be an utter failure. They were found to float like the proverbial lead … Continue reading

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December 22, 1731

On December 22, 1731, the Dutch people revolted against their government because of a tax on meat. This is something you’ll never hear citizens doing when broccoli or cauliflower is taxed. In fact, most citizens would be grateful if our … Continue reading

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June 15, 1965

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1965 South Africa begin its economic boycott of Dutch products because the Dutch weren’t racist enough and spoke out against apartheid.

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