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August 20, 1923

On August 20, 1923, the “Shenandoah”, the first American dirigible was launched. It went airborne at its mooring in Lakehurst, NJ. The “Shenandoah” was cautioned about flying over Washington, DC when the Senate was is session as the large and … Continue reading

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June 24, 1947

On June 24, 1947, Kenneth Arnold made the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington. This was also the first case of piloting a spacecraft while under the influence. Craxx, a Grey from Alpha Centauri, had left the … Continue reading

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January 27, 1888

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1888, the National Geographic Society was founded in Washington, DC to further the discovery of new plants, animals, and cultures of the world. It was NOT founded to allow photographers to talk pictures of … Continue reading

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December 29, 1813

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1813 during the War of 1812, the British burned Buffalo, NY. The citizens of Buffalo weren’t too upset, as they have been known to set fire to their own neighbors’ homes just to stay … Continue reading

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October 26, 1934

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1934, while Washington Senators player-manager Joe Cronin was honeymooning with his wife Mildred Robertson, the niece and adopted daughter of Senators owner Clark Griffith, his contract was sold to the Boston Red Sox. Cronin … Continue reading

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September 16, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2011 the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., announced a successful artificial insemination of the giant panda Mei Xiang. She would eventually give birth to her second giant panda cub. When the scientists were asked … Continue reading

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