Tag Archives: BBC

December 23, 1922

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1922, the British Broadcasting Corporation began its daily news broadcasts on radio and would continue on television when TVs became popular and common place. Penguins would not be added as part of the standard … Continue reading

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November 20, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1995 Princess Diana admitted to being unfaithful to Prince Charles during an interview that was broadcast on BBC Television. In a survey that was taken immediately after the televised program 50% of the viewers … Continue reading

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October 18, 1922

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1922 the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) formed. At first, since only radio existed, it aired comedies, dramas, and sporting events, and the BBC relied upon hiring excellent writers to draw the listeners in. When … Continue reading

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October 5, 1969

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1969, Monty Python’s Flying Circus began airing on the BBC. Spam, spam, spam, and eggs instantly becomes funnier overnight in London, but it takes America 11 more years before they’re allowed to hear and … Continue reading

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July 14, 1960

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY! On July 14, 1960 – Jane Goodall arrived at the Gombe Stream Reserve in present-day Tanzania and began her famous study of chimpanzees in the wild. The native chimpanzees were understandably upset at the feared … Continue reading

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