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February 17, 1995

On February 17, 1995, Federal Judge Okla B. Jones allowed a lawsuit to continue that claimed that US tobacco makers knew nicotine was addictive and manipulated its levels to keep customers hooked. Tobacco companies immediately had an “oh shit” moment and began throwing money at politicians to keep their product in the stores. It worked … Continue reading

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January 28, 1871

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1871, France surrendered in the Franco-Prussian War, thus continuing their history of losing wars since the ‘Curse of Napoleon’ took effect. France has since become known as the ‘Buffalo Bills’ of the military world with its inability to win a war.

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