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May 11, 330 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 330 AD, Constantinople, previously the town of Byzantium, was founded. Constantinople was Byzantium Now it’s Constantinople, not Byzantium Been a long time gone, Byzantium Now it’s a Roman delight on a moonlit night Every gal in Byzantium Lives in Constantinople, not Byzantium So if you’ve a date in Byzantium … Continue reading

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January 24, 1924

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1924, the Russian city of St. Petersburg was renamed to Leningrad. It was changed back to St. Petersburg in 1991 making the following song obsolete. Leningrad was St. Petersburg Now it’s Leningrad, not St. Petersburg Been a short time gone, St. Petersburg Now it’s a Communist delight on a … Continue reading

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