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October 30, 1961

On October 30, 1961, the Soviet Party Congress finally approved a resolution to remove Stalin’s body from Lenin’s tomb in the Red Square. It was all part of Russia’s de-Stalinization efforts to show its citizens and the world that Stalin … Continue reading

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June 17, 1462

On June 17, 1462, Vlad Dracula, also known as the Impaler, attacked and tried to assassinate the Ottoman Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror. He failed and retreated from his country of Wallachia to Hungary, where Matthias Corvinus, the Hungarian king had … Continue reading

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March 4, 1922

On March 4, 1922, the first vampire film premiered at the Berlin Zoological Garden, in Berlin, Germany. The film, Nosferatu, was directed by F.W. Murnau and starred Max Shreck, as Count Orlok, the Nosferatu. This was not your sparkly, forever … Continue reading

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January 11, 1919

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1919, Romania annexed Transylvania, proving that the Gypsy led werewolves were stronger than the foppish vampires. The werewolves’ strategic advantage of being able to work during daylight hours proved too strong for the vampires … Continue reading

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October 31, 1961

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1961 – In the Soviet Union, the body of Joseph Stalin was removed from Lenin’s Tomb where it had been on public display. Pictures of the remarkably life-like corpse were difficult to obtain, but … Continue reading

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