Tag Archives: Austria

May 5, 1809

On May 5, 1809, Mary Kies of Connecticut was the first American woman to be issued a patent. It was for the technique she came up with for weaving straw with silk and thread to make hats. Johann Fischart Rumpelstiltskin … Continue reading

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April 27, 1938

On April 27, 1938, Geraldine Apponyi married King Zog of Albania. She was the first American to ever become an actual Queen of another country. To be fair, she never lived in America, nor was she born in America. She … Continue reading

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April 25, 1886

On April 25, 1886, Sigmund Freud opened his practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna, Austria. The world learned that a cigar is never just a cigar, all men want to return to the womb subconsciously, and that dream where you see … Continue reading

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March 27, 1794

On March 27, 1794, Denmark and Sweden formed a neutrality compact. Off to the side, Switzerland noticed what they were doing and thought to itself. “Hmmm. If I was to add a high quality milk chocolate and a highly confidential … Continue reading

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March 11, 1810

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1810 the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was married by proxy to Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria. The wedding took place at the parish church of the Hofburg in Vienna. Since the Emperor couldn’t make the … Continue reading

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