February 14, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2003 in Madrid, Spain a ceramic plate with a bullfighting motif painted by Pablo Picasso in 1949 was stolen from an art show. The plate was appraised at $12,400. When Alabamians learned of this incident in 2007, many carted their NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt ceramic plates to their local banks and insisted that their treasures be stored in the banks’ vaults.

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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