Tag Archives: Chicago

March 24, 1883

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1883 the first long distance telephone call between New York City and Chicago took place. It quickly evolved from cordial greetings into an acrimonious shouting match as the caller from New York began arguing … Continue reading

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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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August 6, 1890

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1890, 23 year old Cy Young of the Cleveland Spiders pitched in his first major league baseball game against the Chicago White Sox and achieved his first major league victory. The White Sox fans … Continue reading

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July 18th, 1936

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1936 the first Oscar Meyer Wienermobile rolled out of General Body Company’s factory in Chicago, IL. Rolling penis jokes have been made ever since. My penis has a first name, it’s O S C … Continue reading

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January 8, 1901

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1901, the first tournament sanctioned by the American Bowling Congress was held in Chicago, IL. The ‘rule’ of taking a drink every time your team made a strike was unanimously adopted without any debate.

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November 12, 1946

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1946 the first drive-up banking facility opened at the Exchange National Bank in Chicago, Illinois. This idea proved so popular, that many other businesses quickly capitalized on the idea. One industry where this business … Continue reading

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