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November 30, 1487

On November 30, 1487, Germany enacted the first German Beer Purity Law in Munich by Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria. He stated that beer should be brewed only from water, malt and hops. This prove so popular that in the … Continue reading

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October 17, 1814

On October 17, 1814, the unthinkable happened in the London parish of St. Giles. A brewery tank ruptured and flooded the parish with 140,000 gallons of beer. Hundreds were injured and nine people drowned. The drowned included three Irishmen and … Continue reading

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October 6, 1880

On October 6, 1880, the National League booted out the Cincinnati Reds for selling beer during their game. It was a different era. Contrast this to June 4, 1974 when the Texas Rangers played the Cleveland Indians on 10 cent … Continue reading

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April 26, 1980

On April 26, 1980, professional stuntman, Peter Horak set the world record for the longest jump by a jet-boat during the filming of the movie, “A Man Who Fell From the Sky”. He jumped 120 feet with the boat. Since … Continue reading

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April 3, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1933, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt informed newspaper reporters that 3.2 percent beer would be served at the White House following President Roosevelt’s signing into law the 3.2 beer law that repealed the Volsted Act. … Continue reading

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October 12, 1810

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1810 Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The royalty invited the public to attend the event which became an annual celebration that later became known as Oktoberfest. The world thanks them … Continue reading

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August 9, 1980

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1980 the Belgian constitution was revised. The amendment to declare waffles as the national breakfast was rejected, while Beer was almost voted in. The opponents to the Beer for Breakfast Amendment declared that they … Continue reading

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