Tag Archives: Canada

January 16, 1920

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1920 the 18th Amendment ‘Prohibition’ went into effect and the product, transportation, sale, and consumption of alcohol became illegal and instantly criminalized 40% of the American population and the effect of this ‘religious-based’ law … Continue reading

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September 26, 1904

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1904 Albert Henry George Grey, the fourth Earl Grey, was named the British Governor-General of Canada. The Earl’s little known twenty-year old second son, John Clayton, disappeared shortly after the Earl’s family moved to … Continue reading

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August 20, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1998 Canada’s Supreme Court announced that Quebec could not secede without first obtaining the federal government’s consent. The rest of Canada quickly informed the French Canadians they could emigrate to France any time they … Continue reading

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