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July 24, 1487

On July 24, 1487, the citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands proved to the world that they had their priorities right. Prior to July 24, the aldermen of Leeuwarden had banned the sale of any beer not brewed in Leeuwarden, which… Continue reading

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April 12, 1606

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1606, after the sixteenth vote, England adopted the original Union Jack as its flag. Several well-meaning and strong candidates were rejected by the monarchy and populace. Some of the rejected flags included the French Boy Fanny Fanciers, Anarchy Now, The King’s a Sot, and Why In The Hell Is … Continue reading

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