Tag Archives: Paris

March 22, 1907

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1907 in Paris it was reported that male cab drivers were dressing as women to attract riders. Those who shaved every day were found to make more money. Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save … Continue reading

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December 6, 1983

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1983, the Philippines experienced the beginning of the “Lean Christmas”. The Philippines were in the midst of a foreign exchange crisis and the country was experiencing shortages in everything, except for poverty. Philippine President … Continue reading

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November 12, 1840

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! on this date in 1840, the famous and talented sculptor Auguste Rodin was born in Paris, France. His most widely known works of art are “The Kiss” and “The Thinker” and his least known works … Continue reading

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May 21, 1790

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1790 Paris, France was divided into 48 zones. When the French monarchy was reminded that Paris was a huge tourist destination and that at least one zone should be tourist-friendly, King Louis XVI said, … Continue reading

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