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March 31, 1596

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1596, Rene Descartes was born. A couple of days later, his father Joachim Descartes was heard to say to his wife, Jeanne Brochard, “The child does stink, therefore change his diaper,” Jeanne Brochard later swore that as soon as her husband utter his phrase, baby Rene quietly said, “I … Continue reading

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October 1, 1939

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1939, Winston Churchill called the Soviets “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” Like all great quotes, it is believed that Churchill first said this quote about women in general and later used it to describe the Russians.

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