Hitler was called as a witness in a murder trail being held for 4 storm troopers before he rose to Chancellor. He was cross examined for just over 3 hours, lost his temper, and his outburst is recorded testimony. pbs.org/show/rise-nazis/
Even though Benjamin Franklin is credited with many popular inventions, he never patented or copyrighted any of them. He believed that they should be given freely and that claiming ownership would only cause trouble and β€œsour one’s Temper and disturb one’s Quiet.” smallbusiness.com/history…
In WW2 American soldiers were instructed to temper prejudice against black soldiers when stationed in the UK as race relations were much better there. youtu.be/SyYSBBE1DFw?t=15…
Frank Sinatra regularly tipped waiters, busboys and chefs $100-200 each. However, he had a fearsome temper in restaurants. He would throw food against the wall if he didn’t like how it was prepared, and would throw drinks if he didn’t like how he was treated. eu.desertsun.com/story/li…
"Losing my religion" is an old phrase from the Southern USA meaning someone's about to lose their temper or reach the end of their rope. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los…
The mom of Monty Python's John Cleese had such a temper that his "Dad, who had fought in the first World War for three and a half years, sometimes yearned for the relative tranquility of the trenches." npr.org/2014/12/16/371179…
Today I learned of John Solomon Rarey, a 19th century horse whisperer who tamed a horse named Cruiser which was known as "the fiercest horse ever seen". After meeting Rarey, Cruiser was said to be as gentle as a lamb. When Rarey died in 1866, Cruiser's bad temper returned. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
In the The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., there is a sculpture of the master stone carver made to look like a demon with a mushroom cloud erupting over his head. Apparently he was known to have a short temperβ€”hence the caricature. thegreatcoursesdaily.com/…
MΓΆtley CrΓΌe’s rider includes a jar of Grey Poupon mustard. Once, in 1988, frontman Vince Neil found the 'wrong' brand of mustard backstage, lost his temper and threw the bottle at the wall. It bounced back and severed an artery in his thumb. noisey.vice.com/en_us/art…
Potato Chips were accidentaly invented by a chef who lost his temper science.howstuffworks.com…
Donald Duck is rewritten in German comics to be well read intellectual with a temper, as an attempt to encourage children to read great works. online.wsj.com/news/artic…
American bison were not domesticated because they were difficult to confine. They have a "wild and ungovernable temper," can jump 6 feet (1.8 m) vertically, and can run 35-40 mph (56–64 km/h) when agitated. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Ira Louvin from the Louvin Brothers was notorious for his drinking, womanizing, and volcanic temper even though Their songs were heavily influenced by their Baptist faith and warned against sin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In 2009 New Yorkers surpassed Miamians as the angriest drivers in the U.S. They were deemed the "angriest, most aggressive drivers who tailgate, speed, honk their horns, overreact and lose their tempers." By contrast, Portland and Cleveland have the most considerate drivers. reuters.com/article/2009/…
During the recording of Pink Floyds' album, the Final Cut. Roger Waters (vocalist) lost his temper at Michael Kamen (a guest producer/pianist for the album) when he saw him writing on a notepad during a session, only to find out he had been writing "I must not fuck sheep" over and over again. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
"Amor De Cosmos" ("Lover of the Universe") was the second Premier of British Columbia, Canada. He was known to be prone to public outbursts of tears, and had a fierce temper that sometimes degenerated into fist-fights. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amo…
Legendary jazz drummer Buddy Rich's notoriously short temper was memorialized in several Seinfeld episodes and the Beastie Boys song "Sabotage." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bud…
Adolf Hitler was once called a "Carpet Biter" because during some of his famous temper tantrums he would throw himself on to the floor, and bite and chew the carpet. funtrivia.com/en/subtopic…
Walt Disney had a bad temper and was cruel to his employees theguardian.com/world/200…
Young Albert Einstein had a temper, and when his mom made him take violin lessons, he threw a chair at his instructor, who left crying nytimes.com/2006/01/31/sc…
Dogs may have evolved to handle our bad tempers washingtonpost.com/news/i…
Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David took the line "This guy - this is not my kind of guy," from bootleg recordings of Buddy Rich losing his temper on tour because they thought it was hilarious. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bud…
Dr. Evil is Mike Myers' caricature of SNL exec Lorne Michaels, even down to the extended pinky and the temper tantrums. ew.com/article/1997/05/16…
Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln broke off their engagement because their differences in temper led to a turbulent courtship. They reunited 18 months later and were married, and about 23 years later he accompanied the woman he almost didn't marry to the theatre where he was shot. nps.gov/history/museum/ex…

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