Tag Archives: Denmark

March 27, 1794

On March 27, 1794, Denmark and Sweden formed a neutrality compact. Off to the side, Switzerland noticed what they were doing and thought to itself. “Hmmm. If I was to add a high quality milk chocolate and a highly confidential … Continue reading

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February 19, 1700

February 19, 1700, was the last day of usage in Denmark of the Julian Calendar, as it was adapting to the cool, new Gregorian calendar that all the rich kid nations, like England, Spain and France were using. Why did … Continue reading

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August 21, 1560

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1560, 14 year old Tycho Brahe of Denmark received his first telescope and became interested in astronomy. Tycho Brahe was known during his lifetime as an astronomer and alchemist and for his exact, accurate … Continue reading

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March 24, 1911

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1911 the Danish penal code was reformed to abolished corporal punishment. In Copenhagen, a booming underground spanking trade immediately sprang up as the men who had been committing minor crimes to experience the ‘punishment’ … Continue reading

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