Tag Archives: Benito MUssolini

December 30, 1935

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1935, Italian bombers destroyed a Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia. Mussolini later apologized and tried to explain by saying that his airplane pilots weren’t very bright, being Italian and everything, and they thought the Big Red Cross was in fact a huge Red X, just like on the … Continue reading

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December 20, 1820

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1820, the state of Missouri enacted legislation to tax all bachelors between the ages of 21 to 50 for being unmarried. The tax was $1 a year. Men were reminded that they could not be legally married to their job, their favorite sports team, or their horse (for those … Continue reading

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