Tag Archives: The Great Depression

June 7, 1932

On June 7, 1932, the ‘Bonus Army’ marched on Washington, DC. The Bonus Army was made up of 17,000 US World War I veterans and 26,000 of their families and supporters. In 1924, the World War Adjusted Compensation Act award every… Continue reading

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July 5, 1937

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1937, Hormel Foods’s Spam luncheon meat was sold in stores for the first time. Originally named Hormel Spice Ham, it didn’t sell well. Hormel renamed it S(piced)(h)am and marketed that it had all the … Continue reading

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