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March 5, 1616

On March 5, 1616, the Catholic Church added another book of science to the Index of Forbidden Books. Nicolaus Copernicus’s book, ‘On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres’ was added 73 years after it was first published. The Index of Forbidden Books was a real thing and it wasn’t abolished until June 14, 1966 by … Continue reading

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May 31, 1880

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1880, Sunabdha Kumariratana, the Royal Princess of Thailand was on her way to the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace being carried by the Royal Boat when it capsized and threw her and other members of the Royal Family into the water. Sunabdha drowned even though there were many onlookers who … Continue reading

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