Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 30, 1016

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1016, Edmund Ironside, King of England died while sitting on the toilet in his castle in London, England. Unlike Elvis who died of a heart attack from extreme constipation while sitting on the toilet, … Continue reading

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November 29, 1987

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1987 Joe Montana, the All-Star Quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, completed an NFL record of 22 consecutive passes and earlier in the day he did the same thing during the game against the … Continue reading

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November 28, 1720

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1720, notorious pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read were tried and found guilty of being pirates and sentenced to death in Spanish Town Jamaica. But when it was discovered that they were both pregnant, … Continue reading

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November 27, 1701

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1701, Anders Celsius was born in Uppsala, Sweden. He turned out to be an inquisitive young man interested in scientific pursuits and built the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory in 1740, the oldest observatory in Sweden. … Continue reading

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November 26, 1991

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1991, condoms are handed out to thousands of New York high school students. The smalls and mediums are immediately handed back, as no high school boy has ever admitted to being smaller than a … Continue reading

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November 25, 1960

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1960, the Scottish Parliament met in response to the report that a group of young English scalawags were planning on dropping homemade bombs into the waters of Loch Ness to encourage the Loch Ness … Continue reading

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November 24, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1995 Ireland voted to end the 70 year old ban on divorces (50.28% to 49.72%). 71% of the men who voted to keep the ban said that if they were allowed to divorce and … Continue reading

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November 23, 1921

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1921, President Harding signed the Willis Campell Act which forbid doctors from prescribing beer or liquor for medicinal purposes.

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November 22, 1992

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1992, the Washington Post reported that Oregon Senator Bob Packwood had sexually harassed at least ten women over the last ten years. No one was surprised that a man named Packwood would be accused … Continue reading

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November 21, 1916

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1916, 29 year old nurse, Violet Jessop survived the sinking of the RMS Britannic in the Aegean Sea off the coast of the Greek Isle of Kea. It was believed that the ship struck … Continue reading

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