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February 20, 1839

On February 20, 1839, the US Congress officially banned dueling within the District of Columbia. If the esteemed Representatives and Senators from the 26 states of the United States had a disagreement that could not be settled amicably or within the court system, they’d have to take their arguments to Maryland, which they did. Like … Continue reading

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April 22, 1970

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1970, the first Earth Day was held in the United States and organized by US Senator Gaylord Nelson. It was established as a day to learn about and how to preserve and protect the Earth from overuse and pollution. It has been held on April 22 ever since. Also, … Continue reading

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