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April 8, 1513

On April 8, 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed at what is now called St. Augustine, Florida and claimed all of Florida for Spain. How’d he do this you ask? He stood on the land, planted a flag and yelled ‘DIBS’. The native people already there asked him what he was doing and … Continue reading

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November 8, 2011

On November 8, 2011, asteroid 2005 YU55 passed within 0.85 lunar distances of the Earth. This was approximately 201,700 miles. It passed between the Moon and the Earth. If it had taken a left turn at Albuquerque, the Mayan prediction for the world ending in 2012 could have happened a year early. Except it didn’t … Continue reading

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May 12, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2012 a missing piece of the Mayan calendar was discovered, proving that the Mayans didn’t believe the world would end in 2012. The missing piece was believed to be an advertisement that said, “Send 10 ounces of gold, 48 cacao beans and the still beating hearts of 14 slaves … Continue reading

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August 11, 3114 BC

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 3114 BC the second Mayan Long Count Calendar started which would run to December 21, 2012, which was the date that many people predicted the world would end. Those same people did not take into account that this was the “Second” Mayan Long Count Calendar and that the world … Continue reading

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