June 16, 1829

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1829, Geronimo was born. He was the leader of the Chiricahua Apaches and became famous for his fighting against the United States and Mexico, as well as for his many escapes from capture. Geronimo’s birth was fortuitous for American skydivers, as they’d have to yell “OH SHIT” when they’d jump from an airplane if he’d never been born.

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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