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February 21, 1245

On February 21, 1245, Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland was granted resignation by Pope Gregory IX. He’d committed several felonies while as Bishop, including torturing a man to death and forging a papal letter. Pope Gregory was thought to have said, “I can forgive the torture and killing of a damned Viking, but … Continue reading

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September 11, 1958

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1958 Great Britain performed atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island. Two years later the first sighting of flying reindeer were made in the airspace above Finland.

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