Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 30, 1927

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1927 George Herman “Babe” Ruth of the New York Yankees hit his 60th homerun of the season. He broke his own record with that homerun and this record stood until 1961 when Roger Maris, … Continue reading

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September 29, 1994

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1994 the U.S. House voted to end the practice of lobbyist buying meals and entertainment for members of Congress. Hookers, blow, and campaign contributions were exempted.

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September 28, 1920

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1920, Dirk Fock was appointed as the Governor-General of the Netherland Indies. Teenage schoolboys worldwide celebrated at the opportunity to say that name aloud during class.

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September 27, 1992

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1992 the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched last place for the first time in team history since it moved to Los Angeles in 1958. At the end of the season, Manager Tommy Lasorda thanked both … Continue reading

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September 26, 1904

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1904 Albert Henry George Grey, the fourth Earl Grey, was named the British Governor-General of Canada. The Earl’s little known twenty-year old second son, John Clayton, disappeared shortly after the Earl’s family moved to … Continue reading

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September 25, 1974

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1974 Scientists warn the general public for the first time about the dangers of aerosol spray to the ozone layer surrounding the earth. They stated that the continued use of aerosol sprays will cause … Continue reading

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September 24, 1977

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1977 the iconic 70’s TV show “The Love Boat” debuted on ABC. The TV sitcom followed the adventures of the crew of the cruise-liner the “Pacific Princess” and usually involved three separate story-lines tied … Continue reading

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September 23, 1846

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1846 astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune. When asked the press of the day asked him why he named it after the Roman god of the seas, Galle stated that his first … Continue reading

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September 22, 1991

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1991 the Huntington Library made the Dead Sea Scrolls available to the general public for the first time. One section of the scroll was of particular interest as after translation all it said was; … Continue reading

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September 21, 1576

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1576, Gerolamo Cardano, an Italian Renaissance mathematician, philosopher, doctor, gambler and astrologer died. He was famous and infamous throughout Europe of that time and was paid handsomely for his astrological forecasts. He even predicted … Continue reading

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