DRACONIS BLACKTHORNE (dblackthorne) wrote,

Today in Twisted History

Today in Twisted History

280 C.E.: This should be Valentine's Day - the day St. Valentine is martyred (by decapitation).
1920: German Workers' Party changes name to National Socialist German Workers' Party - or Nationalso zi alistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei , a.k.a. the Nazi Party.
1946: Juan Peron elected President of Argentina - but it's wife Eva who'll be subject of Broadway musical.
1988: U.S. Supreme Court makes decision on Jerry Falwell vs. Larry Flynt & Hustler magazine suit for $45 mill over parody of Falwell. Since parody of public figures is protected by First Amendment, Falwell loses.

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