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November 17, 1913

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1913, Kaiser Wilhem of Germany banned his the officers of his armed forces from dancing the tango while in uniform. He, like so many of the stodgy upper class and religious leaders of that … 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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