Tag: funny

A literal riot broke out over the first top hat ever worn, and the reasons why are absolutely ridiculous

Canadian First Lady fends off robbers with a loon sculpture

That time a horse was made Senator of the Roman Empire

Someone entered a horse in a race against trains

Two countries are fighting over an island with bottles of booze

In 1932, Australian farmers went to war against emus

September 4, 1972: The first episode of “The Price Is Right” airs

This ancient Roman woman is looking fabulous in the afterlife

Mussolini punished subversives by forcing them to drink castor oil

One New Hampshire county tried being its own separate country

The mysterious disappearance of Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt

General 12.12.18

Anarchists took over Catalonia during the Spanish Civil War

US

Interesting insights on the Amish

King James IV’s love of language led to a shocking experiment

One deserted island in Brazil was turned into its own principality

US 12.11.18

Teddy Roosevelt’s sons saved Christmas in the White House

December 11, 1946: UNICEF is founded

The Titanic II may never set sail

One of the “facts” most of us know about Vikings is actually wrong!

Lisa Frank’s long-lasting technicolor popularity

World 12.10.18

How Dr. Seuss helped America defeat Hitler

December 10th, 1906: Teddy Roosevelt becomes first American to Claim Nobel Prize

Decades after WWII was over, these men kept fighting

Declassified information reveals US Navy’s alliance with the Italian mob decades later

World 12.09.18

WWI vet’s diary describes the horrors of war, with a little humor thrown in

How the Austrian army once accidentally managed to defeat itself

A literal riot broke out over the first top hat ever worn, and the reasons why are absolutely ridiculous

When Bjorn Ironside accidentally invaded the wrong city

December 9, 1531: The Virgin of Guadalupe first appears to Juan Diego

World 12.08.18

Canadian First Lady fends off robbers with a loon sculpture

Joan of Arc was BFFs with a mass murderer

December 8, 1660: First woman performs in Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’

Ancient 12.07.18

Found brooch tells a story of Nazi hatred, ancient history and the viking influence on the world

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