What if The Onion had always existed? And what if ironic news headlines were always a thing? For one, maybe people would have laughed a little bit more rather than killing each other, but unfortunately there is no way to figure that out. Rather, we are going to go back in time and assume that The Onion was always there! What would the headline have been when the Spartans routed the Persians? What would the headline have been when Caesar was brutally assassinated? Those events by themselves were of course nothing to laugh about. They shaped our history and were the result of much blood, sweat, and tears. However, it seems as though enough time has passed for the satirical headlines to do their job of making us laugh. More than that, expect to learn a thing or two today.
This is basically a lesson in history disguised as a big piece of satire. It’s interesting what you can learn, even from the silliest articles. So, whether you are an avid satire reader, a history buff, or just dropping by to see what all the commotion is about, these are 25 Satirical Headlines That Describe Real Historical Events Perfectly.
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