Tag Archives: Germany

August 22, 2019

On August 22, 2019 the city council of Bielefeld, Germany offered a $1 million Euro reward to any human being who could provide “incontrovertible evidence” of its nonexistence. For the last 25 years conspiracy theorists in Europe and parts of … Continue reading

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August 11, 1942

On August 11, 1942, the ex-Prime Minister of France, Pierre Laval publicly announced “the hour of liberation for France is the hour when Germany wins the war.” Talk about not aging well. Something else that didn’t age well was when … Continue reading

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June 14, 1594

On June 14, 1594, Jacob Kroger was hanged in Edinburgh, Scotland for stealing the jewels of Anne of Denmark, the wife of James VI of Scotland. Kroger was a German goldsmith who had accompanied Anne’s royal court to Scotland in… Continue reading

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June 3, 1938

On June 3, 1938, the leaders of the German Reich voted to confiscate all so-called “degenerate art”. Art that showed beautiful naked women. Art that included paintings and photographs of beautiful naked women. And the leaders of… Continue reading

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May 10, 1933

On May 10, 1933, the ruling Nazi Party staged massive book burnings all throughout Germany. What kind of books did they burn? The books of traitors, emigrants and authors from foreign countries who the Germans thought were attacking the New … Continue reading

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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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July 17, 1917

On July 17, 1917 King George V, King of England decided it would be a good idea to change his family’s last name. It was Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and extremely German, and since England was currently at war with Germany and its … Continue reading

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March 4, 1922

On March 4, 1922, the first vampire film premiered at the Berlin Zoological Garden, in Berlin, Germany. The film, Nosferatu, was directed by F.W. Murnau and starred Max Shreck, as Count Orlok, the Nosferatu. This was not your sparkly, forever … Continue reading

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April 20, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1998 the German terrorist group, Red Army Faction, announced their dissolution after 28 years of terroristic activities. When asked why they were breaking up, the leader of the Red Army Faction said, “We’re just … Continue reading

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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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