Tag Archives: Germany

August 23, 1990

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1990 East and West Germany announced their upcoming merger ceremony on October 3, 1990. When East Germany submitted its guest list, North Korea and The Soviet Union were noticeably absent. West Germany insisted that … Continue reading

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May 7, 2014

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 525 AD the German peasants’ revolt was crushed by the ruling class and church. Proving once again that superior weapons, armor, and an elite fighting forces that are trained in the use of those … Continue reading

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May 5, 1809

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1809 Mary Kies, the mother of three beautiful children, was awarded the first patent to go to a woman. It was for a technique that weaved straw with silk and thread. A subsequent lawsuit … Continue reading

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May 2, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! In internet arguments, the first person to resort to the statement “That’s what the Nazi’s did!” is ruled the automatic loser in the argument. The main reason being, the person throwing out the Nazi argument … Continue reading

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February 26, 1945

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1945, Syria declared war on Germany and Japan. Germany subsequently surrendered on May 7, 1945 and Japan surrendered on September 2, 1945, making the Syrians look to the rest of the world as being … Continue reading

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January 20, 1942

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1942, Nazi officials held the Wannsee conference, during which they arrived at their “final solution” that called for the extermination of Europe’s Jews. The other solutions that weren’t accepted were (1) building large balloons … Continue reading

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December 23, 1893 and December 23, 1943

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1893, the Engelbert Humperdinck opera “Hansel und Gretel” was first performed in Weimar, Germany. When asked “Weimar?” Humperdinck replied, “Weinaughtmar?” Also on this date in 1943, “Hansel and Gretel” the opera was televised on … Continue reading

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August 13, 1913/1958

On THIS DAY IN TWISTED HISTORY in 1913, Otto Witte, an acrobat was crowned King of Albania. In 1913, when Albania broke away from the Ottoman Empire, some Albanian Muslims invited Halim Eddine, a nephew of the Sultan, to come … Continue reading

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