Daily Archives: August 13, 2013

August 13, 1913/1958

On THIS DAY IN TWISTED HISTORY in 1913, Otto Witte, an acrobat was crowned King of Albania. In 1913, when Albania broke away from the Ottoman Empire, some Albanian Muslims invited Halim Eddine, a nephew of the Sultan, to come and be crowned king. Noticing his own resemblance to Halim Eddine, Witte said, he traveled … Continue reading

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