Think History is Boring? Think Again!

History is Our-story. If it seems boring or irrelevant, it’s only because we’ve forgotten that. Here are some fascinating (and a few snarky) facts you might not know. Wishing you one of “History’s Greatest Weeks!”

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28 Responses to Think History is Boring? Think Again!

  1. Victoria says:

    Running the gamut…sobering and sad to super silly. Love these…but I will admit the tanks with tea service? A fave…and the bodies in Ben’s basement? Ick. Thanks for the history lessons – conjuring giggles and gasps. 😉

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  2. Well, that was enlightening! Thanks.

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  3. Things that make you go hmmmmmm.

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  4. *hugs ‘coonskin cap a little closer to her heart after such betrayal, Dan’l 😱*

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  5. An Audience of One says:

    We may not want to claim all of this as our history. 😆

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  6. K.L. Hale says:

    And I thought I knew some history! Wow! I gasped at several, giggled at many, and had to read a few twice! To think even a baboon would work for brandy. 😬 Thank you for the enlightenment, Mitch!

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  7. Lesley says:

    Lol, we Brits can’t do anything without a cup of tea!

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  8. Maryanne says:

    Fascinating, and some highly disturbing. Where did you find all this stuff?

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  9. Speaking of history, if you haven’t already read “They Went That-A-Way” by Malcolm Forbes, you should grab a copy off Amazon. A fun fact-filled little book on how “the famous, infamous and the great died.” Quite a few surprises in there!

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  10. Nancy Ruegg says:

    Such interesting tid-bits of history, Mitch. Thanks for sharing the best of your internet-gleaning!

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  11. Ankur Mithal says:

    If this is the history I had been taught in school, I would have much less antagonism towards it 🙂

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  12. revruss1220 says:

    I love it! Especially the fortune teller’s prediction to Hitler. Know what else? I don’t care if it is capital “T” True or not.

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  13. usfman says:

    You’ve most certainly improved the content delivery of your blog since found time to last access it.
    It’s definitely good for one with short attention span.

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  14. MajestyPTC says:

    Lol I enjoyed this quick informative slide show. Taught me some new stuff.

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  16. This post is paradise for history buff like me!! Thanks for sharing such amazing stories

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