Tag Archives: Detriot

May 23, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 a Hanson concert sold out in less than 20 minutes in the Detroit market for a June 29 show at the Pine Knob Amphitheatre. To this day, no one understands why. Close Bookmark and … 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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February 26, 1930

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1930, the first red and green traffic lights were installed in New York City, following the lead of Detroit in 1920. Red-green colorblind drivers were left to guess when to go, as there were … Continue reading

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January 6, 1994

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1994, Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan was attacked and clubbed on her right leg by an assailant at Cobo Arena in Detriot, Michigan. Four men, including her chief rival’s husband, Jeff Gillooly were later sentenced … Continue reading

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December 18, 1970

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1970, divorce became legal in Italy. Before 1970, you had to ‘know’ somebody that could help a sick and ailing spouse find a final and welcome relief from their painful existence. In 1971, Antonio … Continue reading

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