25 Strange Facts From History You Probably Didn’t Learn In School

Posted by , Updated on April 8, 2014

From Napoleon being attacked by a pack of wild rabbits to a war that lasted less than 40 minutes, these are 25 strange facts from history you probably didn’t learn in school.

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Karl Marx was once a correspondent for the New York Daily Tribune.

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Kim Jong Il wrote six operas.

weird history facts

Princeton researchers successfully turned a live cat into a functioning telephone in 1929.

weird history facts

Ronald Reagan was a lifeguard during high school and saved 77 people’s lives.

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Lord Byron kept a pet bear in his college dorm room.

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