Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 11, 1997

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1997 Scotland voted to create its own Parliament after 290 years of union with England. Wales immediately tried to ride on the Scottish coattails and several Wales for the Welshmen (and attractive goats and … Continue reading

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September 10, 1977

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1977 Hamida Djandoubi became the last person in the world to be officially executed by guillotine. Djandoubi was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in France, where the execution took place. The first … Continue reading

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September 9, 1893

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1893 U.S. President Grover Cleveland’s wife, Frances Cleveland, gave birth to a daughter, Esther. It was the first time a president’s child was born in the White House. Which was better than what he’d … Continue reading

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September 8, 1994

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1994 the MTV awards featured newlyweds Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley. A loud whirring noise was heard emanating from Graceland as geologists estimated that Elvis’s corpse was spinning at close to 18,000 rpm.

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September 7, 1996

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1996 – Tupac Shakur and Marion “Suge” Knight were shot while in Las Vegas after a Mike Tyson fight. Shakur died six days later. Interestingly, Tupac had released six albums before his death with … Continue reading

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September 6, 1952

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1952, Canadia began broadcasting TV for the first time. The first Canadian TV broadcast was on CBC TV and it was the CBC TV show “Let’s See”. “Let’s See” was a puppet show which … Continue reading

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September 5, 1900

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1900 France proclaimed a protectorate over Chad. France later also tried to proclaim a protectorate of Stephen, Charles, William, Amy, Beth, and Dana. Stephen, Charles, William, Amy, Beth, and Dana weren’t having none of … Continue reading

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September 4, 1998

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1998 while in Ireland, U.S. President Clinton said the words “I’m sorry” for the first time about his affair with Monica Lewinsky and described his behavior as indefensible. The Irish were quick to ask … Continue reading

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September 3, 1967

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1967 motorists in Sweden stopped driving on the wrong (left) side of the road and began driving on the right side. The Swedish population immediately felt the positive side effects as their driving skills … Continue reading

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September 2, 1973

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1973 Billy Martin was fired as manager of the Detroit Tigers. Martin was relieved of his duties three days after ordering his pitchers to throw spitballs and paperwads at the Cleveland Indians batters. American … Continue reading

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