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September 1, 1689

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1689 Tsar Peter the Great of Russia placed a tax on men’s beards. Peter the Great wanted to drag Russia into the 17th Century and by forcing Russian men to shave their facial hair, he hoped to at the very least improve their looks. Russian women were allowed to … Continue reading

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March 26, 1910

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1910 the U.S. Congress passed an amendment to the 1907 Immigration Act that barred criminals, paupers, anarchists and carriers of disease from settling in the U.S. But if the women were hot, Congress acknowledged something could be worked out.

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