Tag Archives: North Carolina

August 18, 1587

On August 18, 1587, Virginia Dare became the first child born on American soil of English parents, thereby becoming the first anchor baby in American history. Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / BookmarksAskbackflipblinklistBlogBookmarkBloglinesBlogMarksBlogsvineBuddyMarksBUMPzee!CiteULikeConnoteadel.icio.usDiggdiigoDotNetKicksDropJackdzoneFacebookFarkFavesFriendsitefolkd.comFurlGoogleJamespotJeqqKaboodlekirtsylinkaGoGoLinkedInMa.gnoliaMister WongMixxMySpaceNetvouzNewsvineoneviewOnlyWirePlugIMPropellerRedditSegnaloShoutwireSimpySlashdotSurphaceSphinnSpurlSquidooStumbleUponTechnoratiThisNextTwitterWebrideWindows LiveYahoo!Email This to a Friend  Link HTML:  Permalink:  If you like this then please subscribe to the RSS Feed.Powered by … Continue reading

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January 31, 1971

On January 31, 1971, Apollo 14 lifted off on its 239,000 mile journey to the Fra Mauro Highlands on the moon. Before lift-off, Astronaut Stuart Roosa received a secret message from Ham the Chimp, who was the first non-human primate in space.  It was a half-eaten banana with the words “You’re next” written on the … Continue reading

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February 16, 1952

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1952 the FBI arrested 10 members of the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina. Their names were Early, Early Junior, Jim Bob, Billy Bob, Bubba, Bubba Bob, Junior, Bubba Bob Junior, Bubba Bob Senior, and Steve Brooks. All of the men, while sharing the last name of Brooks claimed … Continue reading

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