Tag Archives: taxes

August 31, 2011

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 2011 the German city of Bonn installed a meter to tax prostitutes. The prostitutes would have to pay six euros per night and it was installed near an industrial area frequented by prostitutes and … Continue reading

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February 3, 1913

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1913 the 16th Amendment was ratified, which made the imposition and collection of a federal income tax the law of the land. Many people today, such as Sovereign Citizens and other nutjobs, claim this … Continue reading

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December 20, 1820

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1820, the state of Missouri enacted legislation to tax all bachelors between the ages of 21 to 50 for being unmarried. The tax was $1 a year. Men were reminded that they could not … Continue reading

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December 6, 1926

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1926, Benito Mussolini introduced a tax on bachelors in Italy, while at the same time, reducing the tax on beer, wine, and spirits. Fat, ugly Italian women rejoiced all across the land.

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