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July 22, 2009

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! on this date in 2009, the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century occurred and lasted up to 6 minutes and 38 seconds and covered parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean. Soon afterwards in August 2009, strange sounds began being reported all over the globe. The loud, booming, … Continue reading

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August 26, 580 CE

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 580 AD, the Chinese invented toilet paper. Up until that time wet sponges (the Romans), the odd shaped leaf, re-washable cloths, and the occasional startled cat or wandering sheep was used. It is also a little known fact that Genghis Khan invaded and conquered China just for their soft … Continue reading

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