Tag Archives: strange deaths

January 15, 1919

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1919 a 30 foot wall of molasses washed through Boston and killed 21 people. Really, a 30 foot wall of molasses washed through Boston and drowned 21 people. Apparently, there are a lot of … Continue reading

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October 17, 1814

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1814 a rupture of a brewery tank in London, England released 140,000 gallons of beer in the parish of St. Giles and injured hundreds and drowned nine people. The people of St. Giles mourned … Continue reading

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March 1, 1957

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1957, Kokomo, Jr., the Chimp became the ‘Today Show’ animal editor and parlayed that gig into a decades spanning career as the ‘go to’ chimp for movies and commercials. While Kokomo was universally beloved … Continue reading

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