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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 … Continue reading

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October 6, 1880

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1880 the National League kicked the Cincinnati Reds out for selling beer and playing on Sundays. Instead of agreeing to comply with the National League’s rules, the team disbanded. A completely new team was formed in 1882 and eventually the league allowed beer to be sold and games to … Continue reading

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