Tag Archives: Mexico

May 25, 1979

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1979, Raul Gonzales of Mexico completed a 50,000 meter walk in a record time of 3:41:38. 50,000 meters is 31 miles, which means he was ‘walking’ at a rate of better than 8 mph, … Continue reading

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May 13, 1846

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1846 the US declared war on Mexico two months after fighting began. When the US was asked why it took so long to declare war with their southern neighbor, President Polk said war is … Continue reading

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January 16, 1920

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1920 the 18th Amendment ‘Prohibition’ went into effect and the product, transportation, sale, and consumption of alcohol became illegal and instantly criminalized 40% of the American population and the effect of this ‘religious-based’ law … Continue reading

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December 1, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 Mexico swore in its new President, Enrique Pena Nieto. Since the ceremony was performed before 10:00 PM, they had to use shit, damn, and son-of-a-beetch.

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September 6, 1951

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1951 on September 6, William Burroughs (1914-1997) American writer and drug addict was playing ‘William Tell” with his wife Joan Vollmer in Mexico City. They and their friends had been drinking heavily all day … Continue reading

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