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February 25, 1751

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1751, the first performing monkey was exhibited in America in New York City. For 1 cent, people could watch Manny the Monkey play a musical instrument, ride a goat while wearing a clown costume and hit people with a bladder tied to a stick while smoking cigarettes given to … Continue reading

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February 24, 1979

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1979, $42,500 was paid for a pig, a duroc boar named Glacier, and would last as a record for eighteen years. The purchasers, William and Myron Meinhart of Iowa were interviewed four years after their purchase. When the interviewer visited the Meinhart’s farm and saw the pig, he’d noticed … Continue reading

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September 16, 1400

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1400 Owain Glydwr was officially declared the Prince of Wales. The sheep also vote him the best kisser, but the donkeys and pigs were unimpressed as they averred that sheep aren’t a very good judge of kissers and will generally allow anyone with a handful of clover to get … Continue reading

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