2020 can only be described as an absolute cluster fuck, but how does it stack up to 1920?
On the most recent episode of Twisted History, Large and I give a million reasons why no one should ever wish to be born in the year 1900 and live through the roaring 20's ... the 30's, 40's, 50's ... 60's 70's, 80's (if you make it that long.)
Add reason number 1,000,001 the list of reasons not to be born in 1900 - you'd be better off walking.
Ferdinand Porsche presents his car at the 1900 World's Fair, breaking the land speed records at 35 mph, around the max speed of a moped your uncle drives permanently after getting his second DUI.
Early in the 1930's, around the time Porsche was 58 years old, he and his son Ferry decided to commit war crimes in the name of father-son bonding. The duo helped Hitler and the Nazis engineer tanks, and an affordable car for the people - the Volkswagen.
That's right, every time you've been tugged off in a Volkswagen Jetta, you've been committing war crimes.
After being bailed out of a French prison for aiding the third reich, the two began crafting an aluminum prototype for their handmade sports car, the Type 356 Porsche. Available to the public on June 8, 1948.
The two were later hired back by Volkswagen.