Tag Archives: Greece

June 5, 1827

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1827, Athens fell to the Ottomans, who ruled Athens until the Credenzas invaded in the 1880s. The Credenzas ruled in a wooden fashion for many years and they kept many secrets locked away as … Continue reading

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April 6, 1896

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1896, the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece. Many of the better known events were held, like the marathon, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, and swimming. But there was one event that did … Continue reading

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October 25, 1920

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1920, King Alexander I of Greece died of blood poisoning after being bitten by his pet monkey, Zeus. Zeus was put on trial and found “not guilty” based on the fact that he was … Continue reading

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