April 4th, 1902

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1902 British Financier Cecil Rhodes left $10 million in his will that would provide scholarships for Americans to attend Oxford University in England. There is nothing twisted about this, but it is extremely cool to know how the term “Rhode Scholar” came about.

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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