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May 13, 1846

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1846 the US declared war on Mexico two months after fighting began. When the US was asked why it took so long to declare war with their southern neighbor, President Polk said war is like a marriage and both partners needed to be sure that they were ready for … Continue reading

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November 2, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1988 the first Mrs. America beauty pageant was held. In a surprise upset, Mrs. Cynthia Richards of Little Rock, Arkansas won the Guilt competition over the favorite, Mrs. Harold Feinstein of New York City, New York. Mrs. Richards performance of the classic “You’re breaking my heart and you won’t … Continue reading

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