February 20, 1673 and 1984

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1673 the first recorded wine auction took place in London. On this same date in 1984 the first recorded whine auction also took place in Manhattan with Amy Rothsberg placing the winning bid for “Hoooooney, you neeeeever take me anywhere. I want to go to the Deli for brunch with my moooother. Why won’t you just take meeeeeee? Why? It’s not like your doing anything and won’t the Giants be playing next Sunday? Can’t you watch it theeeeen?”

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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