April 19, 1852

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1852 the California Historical Society was founded. This was interesting as California was not admitted as a state until 1850. The founders admitted that it was easier to start early and get a handle on the record keeping, as if they had waited a few decades, much of the interesting stuff would have been forgotten or the evidence would have been destroyed.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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