25 Bizarre Historical Facts You Didn’t Know

Aren’t you glad dentures are no longer made from the teeth of dead soldiers? Here are 25 bizarre historical facts you didn’t know.

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The US Constitution contains many spelling and grammatical errors

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In spite of the larger-than-life legends, the Pony Express only lasted 19 months (April 1860 to October 1861)

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At its height in 480BC the first Persian Empire covered 44% of the world's population.

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This is the largest percentage of any empire in history. By comparison the British only had 20%

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Mexican General Santa Anna had a huge state funeral in honor of his amputated leg

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