Strangest Facts about HistoryThese are strange, goofy, and funny fact about the past, I hope you like this list and submit any strange facts about history you think should be here
The Top Ten
1 Alexander the Great was accidentally buried alive
2 Former American President Abraham Lincoln is in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame
3 In the Ancient Olympics athletes performed naked
4 The Soviet Union ran out of vodka from celebrating the end of WWII
5 The shortest war in history, the Anglo-Zanzibar War, lasted for 38 minutes
6 Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender
7 Famous conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte was once attacked by a horde of bunnies
I bet that was one of his toughest battles as King Arthur can attest those creatures can be vicious even in small numbers.
8 Before the 19th century, dentures were made out of dead soldier's teeth
9 The South African railway once employed a Baboon. In his 8 years of service he never made a single mistake.
10 46 BC was 445 days long and is the longest year in human history. It was known as the year of Confusion
11 The Soviet Union hated Genghis Khan so much that in the late 20th century, even mentioning the name of the great Mongolian ruler was a crime against the USSR
12 All British tanks since 1945 have included equipment to make tea
13 4% of the Normandy beaches are made up of shrapnel from the D-Day landings
14 Adolf Hitler help design the Volkswagen Beetle
15 Germany made Fanta when they ran out of Coca Cola.
16 The British Museum was full of stray cats in early 1960s
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