Tag Archives: Berlin

August 14, 1936

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1936 the first basketball competition was held as an event at the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. The U.S. defeated Canada, 19-8. Yes, as evident by the score, both teams were made entirely of … Continue reading

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November 17, 1913

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1913, Kaiser Wilhem of Germany banned his the officers of his armed forces from dancing the tango while in uniform. He, like so many of the stodgy upper class and religious leaders of that … Continue reading

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March 15, 1935

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1935 Joseph Goebbels, German Minister of Propaganda, banned four Berlin newspapers for being too liberal. They didn’t beat the drums loud enough about the ‘Jewish’ problem.

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